Re: linux 2.4.19-preX IDE bugs

From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz (
Date: Fri Jun 14 2002 - 04:15:05 EST

On Fri, 14 Jun 2002, Andre Hedrick wrote:

> On Fri, 14 Jun 2002, Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
> > > How about you rewriting the driver an take my name out of it too.
> >
> > Not such a bad idea after all. But the Promise hardware has way too many
> > quirks only the Promise people know for my tastes, even more than VIA.
> > And, after all, as far as I know Bartek is rewriting it right now. ;)

Cleanup is finished, rewrite is stalled due to lack of spec and
hardware... wont spoil anything...

> >
> > > Then you can have all the credit be yours.
> >
> > And all blame and responsibility - which, I think should make you quite
> > happy. Also note that you're still credited in the rewritten drivers.
> I would rather not be associated with your careless and thoughtless
> rework. Funny how you got put on notice for over driving hardware.
> It is clear you do not understand it so I would prefer to be disassociated
> from your disasters.
> IIRC, gee it must to 133 even though the docs says it does not.
> Nice, with any luck pATA will be dead before 2.6 is released so people
> will not have to suffer data losses from overclocked drivers and main
> loops issuing "low-level format" command codes to the hardware at boot.
> Have a good day,
> Andre Hedrick
> LAD Storage Consulting Group


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