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

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Anthony DeRobertis wrote:

> Actually, the machine I'm at right now has ide-generic in
> its /etc/modules file, after piix; I added it there by hand for 2.6.8,
> probably (this machine boots off SATA, so IDE is only needed after
> boot for the e.g., DVD-RW). Its currently on 2.6.15; I'll check if its
> still needed. Be back after a reboot :-(

It appears to no longer be needed w/ 2.6.15. Earlier kernels did need it
though. I'll still have to check to be sure about 2.6.12, but I'm quite
confident of 2.6.8.

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