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SubjectRe: Allow turning off hpa-checking.
Just a Thank you & EOThread message :-)

On Tue, Nov 28, 2006 at 09:24:15PM +0900, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Dunno about IDE layer. It has been done that way for long time and not
> sure whether adding such option will happen, but for libata, hpa
> handling is still not implemented ...

I'm now (since 2.6.19) happily using libata instead of ide
on that machine, no longer need to apply extra patches and will
do so until the harddisk finally dies.

> and it will have to be optional when
> it gets implemented. So, libata will have such option when it finally
> receives implementation for hpa handling.

Glad to read that.

Thanks for all the patience with me.
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