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Re: Bug#345067: My understanding of the IDE mess, and why it does not make sense to apply the proposed patch



On Thu, 9 Mar 2006 11:43:03 +0100
Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 11:30:47AM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> > 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.
> 
> The code has proven this to not be the case for 2.6.15 though.

...which proves nothing, except if yaird does the simpler thing of
only supporting the newest kernels (as seems to be the approach taken
by udev).


 - Jonas

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