Re: [PATCH] kill ide-geometry.c, fix boot problems

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Apr 16 2003 - 10:28:18 EST

On Mer, 2003-04-16 at 16:16, wrote:
> All traces of ide_xlate_1024 have been removed.
> Few people need it, and sometimes it was directly
> harmful. (And it is dead code in 2.5.recent.)
> There are now boot options "remap" and "remap63"
> for people with EZD or DM.

There are lots of people with remap/remap63 needs. This should be automated
as it was before or it will be a nightmare. You are desperate to remove
the ide_xlate stuff but you can't do that without providing equivalent
automatic functionality, either thats in base or that the vendors all
just merge anyway.

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