Re: Promise Ultra 66
>>>>> "Adam" == Adam Di Carlo <email@example.com> writes:
Adam> firstname.lastname@example.org (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.