Re: [PATCH] 2.5.14 IDE 57

From: Anton Altaparmakov (
Date: Tue May 07 2002 - 10:08:45 EST

At 14:36 07/05/02, Martin Dalecki wrote:
>Uz.ytkownik Anton Altaparmakov napisa?:
>>[aia21@drop hda]$ ideinfo
>>bash: ideinfo: command not found
>>Obviously distros haven't caught up with this development. )-:
>>Care to give me a URL? A quick google for "ideinfo Linux download" didn't
>>bring up anything looking relevant.
>Porting it should be fairly tirvial. Basically lspci +
>the parsing crap.

I don't want to port anything. I don't know ide and I don't want to know
ide. I want to be able to use it. I am an ide USER. You are the ide
DEVELOPER. If you take away functionality YOU have to provide a
replacement. NOT tell me, the USER to write it.

>>I like text parsing... It is not performance critical and makes info
>>human readable... Whether existing text parsers are any good or not, I
>>don't care, write a better one if you don't like the existing one or go
>>beat up the people who wrote the bad ones... That seems to be Martin's
>>standard reply, so I thought I would use it, too. (-;
>Feel free to do it yourself - in user space where it belongs.

I don't want to do it myself. I want YOU to do it because YOU are taking
away the functionality that already exists.


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