Re: [PATCH] pdc20265 problem.

From: Adam J. Richter (
Date: Wed Aug 07 2002 - 02:54:54 EST

Nick Orlov writes:
>But wouldn't it be a cleaner solution if we will have _compile_ time
>option that by default is turned on in order to handle rare cases,
>and _can_ be turned off in order to handle _most_ cases without any
>boot-time options?

        You might not see them on linux-kenrel, but there are
lots of Linux users that are not comfortable compiling a custom
kernel (or even competent to do so), but are a bit more willing
to edit files and rerun a boot configuration utility like lilo.

        Linux users in the "I'm not a sysadmin" crowd (?) probably
don't care about the scan order of the pdc20265 IDE controller,
but people in the "I'm a sysadmin, not a programmer" crowd
may have legitimiate reasons to.

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