Re: IDE-TNG what to do ?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Aug 20 2002 - 11:47:10 EST

On Tue, 2002-08-20 at 17:04, John Jones wrote:
> (yeah I know PCIX and vax's are still around in terms of legacy machine
> people hang onto but I am sticking my head in the sand and
> singing...SCSI or SAS )
> really I am suggesting that you have IDE-TNG just for a few controllers
> and drives
> (real world testing is easier)
> and the way to restrict the number is to say Serial ATA only
> bad or (partly)good ?

I don't think it is where the complexity is coming from. The driver
specific pieces for a relatively clean and sane UDMA PCI device are
currently at about 500 lines of code including comments and blanks.

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