Re: IDE drivers
On Fri, Jun 03, 2005 at 01:45:05PM +1000, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Friday 03 June 2005 04:49, maximilian attems <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > > > The Fedora kernel binary packages have IDE compiled into the kernel,
> > > > > presumably to work around this problem.
> > > > >
> > > > > I guess that this indicates a bug in the kernel.org source. But
> > > > > while we wait for that to be fixed I think that compiling the drivers
> > > > > into the kernel would be the right thing to do.
> > > >
> > > > the sarge kernel is frozen.
> > >
> > > Frozen at <10% disk IO performance for many machines...
> > i don't agree.
> What do you disagree about? Do you believe that the Debian kernels will
> support DMA on all IDE devices? Do you believe that without DMA good
> performance will be delivered?
> > but your waving is definetly a bit late in that release game...
> I posted to the list as soon as I noticed the problem.
The sarge kernels have been frozen a couple of month ago, despite known
security issues, so there is rather few chances that a minor problem like this
one will be accepted.
Just do like everyone else, and ignore the sarge kernel in favor of the