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SubjectRe: Merging libata PATA support into the base kernel
Mark Lord wrote:
> This will also allow time for things like "udev" to perhaps think about
> an option to someday provide /dev/hd* symlinks for PATA devices when
> libata is used instead of IDE (?). That might be a possible migration
> path in the far future.

Unfortunately a symlink won't work because of compatibility issues.
/dev/hd supports more partitions, and a different set of ioctls.

Jeff


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