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Re: My understanding of the IDE mess, and why it does not make sense to apply the proposed patch

On Thursday 09 March 2006 07:35, Jurij Smakov wrote:
> Looking at
> the code I cannot see how the native drivers can depend in any way on
> the ide-generic being loaded before them.

This has never been the claim. The issue is that the real driver needs to 
be loaded but that devices will not become visible until after 
ide-generic is also loaded.
So the statement "the ide-generic being loaded _before them_" is incorrect 
and also does not correspond to what happens in yaird (or 
initramfs-tools): ide-generic is always loaded last.

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