Bug#390616: linux-image-2.6.18: Enable ATA-Security for Sid kernels
On Thu, Oct 05, 2006 at 06:47:14PM +0200, thomas schorpp wrote:
> maximilian attems wrote:
> >severity 390616 wishlist
> >tags 390616 wontfix
> no reason
the reason was given below.
> >i hardly believe that claim without massive testing,
> see my early postings on the ide-dev list archive.
> i will compile a vanilla kernel and prove it working fine instantly.
that is _not_ massive testing.
massive testing would be to have an debian-installer rc,
with the specific option turned on. for that it is to late
as the next d-i won't use 2.6.18.
> why should he? this option was interesting to a few security people only,
> but it could be interesting to p2p file-sharerers which are threatend by
> police practice of erasing all discs they find without any court ruling.
no we won't enable a risky option shortly before a release,
that is only intersting for a small fraction of users and
may potentialy harm a _lot_ of stable boxes.
so be patient and get your banana postetch.