Bug#535959: linux-2.6: Please enable libata for PATA/piix
On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 01:02:54PM +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
> Package: linux-2.6
> Severity: normal
> currently the Debian linux package explicitly disables libata for
> ata_piix via
> which means that the old IDE subsystem is used for this chipset.
> I'd like to see this patch removed, so libata is used by default.
I would like to see this as well. Most other distributions have already
switched to the new system and it's a bit silly to have two subystems
loaded on a modern laptop when both devices (SATA HDD, PATA DVD) can
be supported by just one subsystem (it reduces the amount of code
running on the system).
Julian Andres Klode - Free Software Developer
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