Re: linux 2.4.19-preX IDE bugs

From: Abraham vd Merwe (
Date: Fri Jun 14 2002 - 03:59:19 EST

Hi Andre!

> > >
> > >
> > > Read about the JUNK hardware base you are working with.
> > > This is one of the reasons people avoid VIA.
> >
> > Hmm, I don't want to interfere in this nicely-growing flamethrowing, but
> > Andre, you might have noticed, that Nick is saying that it actually
> > *works* on the VIA controller and doesn't on the Promise one. Plus older
> > kernels do work on the Promise controller. That's clearly a software
> > problem.
> Well if you have not read, I offered to export the changes to the kernel
> he states works as a way to isolate the driver from other changes.
> We have Promise adding their two cents, also.
> How about you rewriting the driver an take my name out of it too.
> Then you can have all the credit be yours.

Maybe I shouldn't stick my nose into this, but Andre, you've really got to
work on that attitude man. Sarcastic responses are only amusing for so


Regards Abraham

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