Re: libata in 2.4.24?

From: Greg Stark
Date: Tue Dec 02 2003 - 00:38:06 EST

Erik Steffl <steffl@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> not for drives >133GB (I have intel D865PERL mb and 250GB matrox, it doesn't
> work without SCSI_ATA (at all), it cannot read/write above 133GB without libata
> patches)

My ICH5 was happily using my brand new 200GB SATA maxtor drive, at least up
until last Friday when it crashed. Grumble, a brand new drive.

I guess what I'm looking for is the "FAQ" or "README" file that most projects
have. What are the advantages of using the libata patch vs the stock drivers
and vice versa? What are the differences between the two?


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