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Re: PATA transition

On Sunday 21 March 2010, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-03-19 at 03:29 +0000, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > elendil@planet.nl wrote:
> > >I don't think the first would be a very good idea as it means that
> > > we'll still not be rid of the IDE drivers. It seems better to
> > > concentrate the
> >
> > Indeed. Please remember that udev has at least a couple of open bugs
> > about things like persistent links breaking with the IDE drivers,
> > which obviously nobody cares about because other distributions stopped
> > using IDE drivers long ago.
> We cannot get rid of the IDE drivers as not all of them have
> replacements yet.  However, I have now made the configuration changes
> and upgrade script apply to all architectures, so for every device that
> can be handled by either an IDE driver or a (stable) libata driver, the
> libata driver will be used.  The upgrade script will show an additional
> note if it does not find a boot loader that it can handle automatically.

That sounds great Ben. Thanks.

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