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SubjectRe: Errors on 2th ide channel of promise ultra100 tx2
Quote from Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>:
> On Sad, 2004-02-28 at 01:26, Erik Andersen wrote:
> > > Now I remember why this wasn't applied.
> > > It breaks braindamaged HDIO_GETGEO_BIG_RAW ioctl
> > > (because changes way drive->cyls is calculated).
> > > We workaround-ed it in 2.6 by removing this ioctl. :)
> > > I think we really should do the same for 2.4.
> >
> > I did just that but it was rejected by Alan Cox...
> > http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0308.2/0193.html
>
> You can't go around randomly removing bad ideas during a stable
> tree.

Ironically, you can add as many bad ideas as you like, but not remove
them :-)

John.
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