Re: [ANNOUNCE] Withdrawl of Open Source NDS Project/NTFS/M2FS forLinux

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Tue Sep 05 2000 - 00:44:24 EST

Followup to: <>
By author: Andre Hedrick <>
In newsgroup:
> This it will have to wait for 2.5, but everyone needs to get off the issue
> that it is a filter and understand that it is a command completion
> pre-handler. I hope that you finally understand the point and we do not
> have to fight again, next will be to take LT to school about the issue.
> I hope by that time I will have a newer model that will force the enduser
> to do the entire setup with a task-struct that includes a table for
> setting up table io rules. Then everyone will have to read the 404 page
> doc to understand how to apply the taskfile. In short if you can not
> setup the taskfile in user-space and define the needed return, you have no
> business calling the IOCTL; however, I will allow all BAD-ROOTS to ram
> shit down the pipes and only certify programs that are known to do things
> correctly. This will allow OEMs to keep their secrets and remove Linux
> from needed to know or allow binary modules to load in the driver that are
> not native.

This sounds excellent!


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