Re: [ANNOUNCE] QLogic qla2xxx driver update available (v8.00.00b4).

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Fri Jul 18 2003 - 07:13:52 EST

On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 02:12:02PM +0200, Lars Marowsky-Bree wrote:
> Please come and attend the multipath session at the Kernel Summit and/or
> the Ottawa Linux Symposium next week to learn why this is a bad idea and
> how it can be done better ->


> However, for backwards compatibility with 2.4, I assume it might still
> be needed in 2.5/2.6, but _only_ with the clear intend of phasing it out
> within 2.6 and dropping it in 2.7.
> QLogic is reasonably good already in that it can be disabled via a
> module parameter (ql2xfailover=0), allowing the higher level solutions
> to operate.

Given that this module never was in 2.4 I don't see clear backwards
compatiblity problems..

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