Re: [PATCH]: pcmcia - spot slave decode flaws (for testing)

From: Alan
Date: Fri Feb 23 2007 - 06:05:39 EST

> Code looks OK. Not applied due to "for testing" note.
> General comment: it might be nice to do this in the core, just as a
> sanity check for a variety of problems, past, present and future.

We tried that with old IDE and all hell broke loose. Lots of virtual disk
stuff and raid volumes have non-unique serial numbers. We even found a
case of identically serial numbered Maxtor drives.

It needs to stay in pcmcia, which is the only place we've seen the

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