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Re: hdparm needs a new maintainer

> Hello,
> hdparm is a popular package which has been recently orphaned (see
> #816168). It provides an udeb so it might be needed/useful in the context
> of debian-installer too. There are multiple reverse dependencies too.
> There are 4 RC bugs against it and a new upstream release waiting to be
> packaged.
> It would be nice if some people could take over the package and bring it
> back to shape.

I'm also interested in helping out. I'm not a DD but have Debian
packaging experience. Just not in the context of the larger Debian


> Ccing debian-mentors since new contributors are likely to
> follow that list.
> https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/hdparm
> The package description is:
>  Get/set device parameters for Linux SATA/IDE drives.
>  Primary use is for enabling irq-unmasking and IDE multiplemode.
> Thank you,
> --
> Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
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Juerg Haefliger
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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