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On Monday 01 February 2010 08:47:26 am David Miller wrote:

> However what I don't like is how this is implemented. We shouldn't
> pretend the data structures are the same by using macros in some
> header file, we should truly abstract out the data types properly such
> that these drivers in fact use the same datastructures.

The hardest part is done and the idea is proved so this indeed would be
a natural next step..

> For the price of a few series of data structure morphs, we eliminate
> the tester-base issue of legacy IDE. There's one driver for both
> ATA and legacy IDE, the stuff in front is just a presentation and
> probing layer, nothing more.

Hmm.. sounds exactly like the direction in which IDE has been going for
the last few years.. :)

Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz

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