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Re: Promise Ultra 66

>>>>> "Adam" == Adam Di Carlo <adam@onshore.com> writes:

    Adam> karlheg@bittersweet.inetarena.com (Karl M. Hegbloom) writes:
    >>> The bootfloppies for Slink don't handle UDMA66. You need to use
    >>> bootfloppies with a kernel on them that's patched for UDMA66
    >>> support (using the IDE patches from
    >>> ftp.kernel.org:/pub/linux/kernel/people/hedrick/). I'm not sure if
    >>> potato's bootfloppies (will) support UDMA66.

    >> Oh, so _that_ is what the "ide" kernel is for.  I wish the long
    >> description in the package would at least describe what it's for...
    >> Should we create another flavor "ide"?

    Adam> Yes -- tausq is working on a no-scsi flavor and the ide flavor.  We
    Adam> already have the kernel and pcmcia modules in potato for the ide patch
    Adam> flavor.  Randolph had a good name for it... I think maybe the name was
    Adam> -idepatch or -udma66.

 I like `-udma66', unless of course the kernel-image*ide gets a decent
 description added to the control file.  I leave this to Tausq.

    Adam> So hopefully we will have this ready soon.

 Great news.

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