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Bug#290644: debian-installer: can load wrong IDE driver when root filesystem is not on this controller

Package: debian-installer
Severity: normal

On a freshly installed sarge system there are two lines in the

If the root filesystem is not on the same controller as the cdrom/dvd
drive this loads the generic IDE driver for the controller where the
cd/dvd drive is installed. This driver has no ability to use DMA/UDMA
on most controllers and thus results in inferior performance of the 
cdrom/dvd drive.

This bug does not affect systems with the root filesystem on the same
controller as in this case the correct driver is loaded during boot
(initrd) before /etc/modules is being considered.

Suggested fix:
Insert the driver for the detected IDE controller into /etc/modules
before the other two entries or at least warn the user about the
possible problem.

Best regards,
Robert Kroiss

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 3.1
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.8-1-k7
Locale: LANG=de_AT@euro, LC_CTYPE=de_AT@euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)

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