Re: libata in 2.4.24?

From: Marcelo Tosatti
Date: Mon Dec 01 2003 - 06:06:28 EST

On Sat, 29 Nov 2003, Marcelo Tosatti wrote:

> On Sat, 29 Nov 2003, Samuel Flory wrote:
> > Are you considering including libata support for 2.4.24? From my
> > testing with a number of different embedded sata chipsets (mostly ICH,
> > SI, and Promise) it appears very stable. I'm not seeing any data
> > corruption or lockups when running Cerberus with 2.4.23-rc5 + libata
> > patch. The only troubles I've had were with initialization of embedded
> > promise sata controllers. (I still need to test with Jeff's latest fixes
> > for this.)
> I'm happy to include it in 2.4 when Jeff thinks its stable enough for a
> stable series. ;)

I thought a bit more about this issue and I have a different opinion now.

2.6 is getting more and more stable and already includes libata --- users
who need it should use 2.6.

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