386BSD corrupted the drive on the 386 in question under load quite reliably
as did Linux until the cli/sti went in. I've never had occasion to find out
if there just happened to be 386BSD bugs at the time - Im sure there where
> This fear of IDE filesystem corruption seems to have reached mythical
> proportions in the Linux world. Perhaps there is a design weakness no
> one has discovered yet.
For one I would like to see the IDE controllers turn interrupts on by
default if it sees one of the standard PCI (thus identifiable) IDE