Re: SATA support in 2.4.27

From: Andre Hedrick
Date: Sat Apr 17 2004 - 13:34:35 EST

I would be more concerned about changes in sector count between ATA and
SCSI; however, most people do not even know or look for such details.

Off by "ONE" has the effect of really torquing people.

This the main reason I object.

I suspect no one else even bothered to verify the difference.


Andre Hedrick
LAD Storage Consulting Group

On Sat, 17 Apr 2004, Willy Tarreau wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 17, 2004 at 02:48:04AM -0700, Andre Hedrick wrote:
> >
> > Willy,
> >
> > See you get it ... just patch and go ... what is the problem, heh?
> Andre,
> There's no problem. I just do not make the confusion between mainline, which
> should keep compatible, and "add-ons" which sometimes can break compatibility
> with mainline, but which are targetted at experienced users. I'm happy that
> SATA goes into mainline IF it does not rename drives which currently work in
> earlier releases. That does not prevent me from using more advanced features
> and be prepared to change fstab and lila.confo on a particular machine
> if/when I upgrade. Mainline is *the* reference that even newbies can use
> for blind upgrades without risk. Fortunately, there are lots of wonderful
> things around to complete this stable reference.
> Cheers,
> Willy

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