First the main things have to stabilize.
And please note that using the SMART commands *is
possible* in 2.5 (modulo bugs and mistakes like for
example 92... argh...). I'm checking regularly
whatever ide-smart still works.
> On Tue, 18 Jun 2002, Andre Hedrick wrote:
>>You are wasting electons, the interface is gone and the API to the
>>transport is wrecked. I will need to compose a loadable module to renable
>>the support. Clearly 2.5/2.6 is not friendly with the needs of the
>>industry and it will never be at this rate.
If the "industry" asks - I'm responsive for certain.
Unless not - I don't.
> Will be...
>>In the end, I will end up writing a closed ATA binary driver for sale as a
>>replacement. I have had several requests to consider the option. As much
>>as I do not like the idea, it is less offensive than the current
> Ugh, please dont...
Let him do. Why not? Sounds lake a sane business plan.
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