[arch-dev-public] udev-149...

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Fri Dec 4 03:49:23 EST 2009

On Fri, 2009-12-04 at 08:24 +0100, Tobias Powalowski wrote:
> Udev-149 removes /dev/hd* rules, the question is if we should add it
> as compat 
> rules, i don't know how stable the ata subsystem is on .27 lts series.
> Also we can think of removing the old ide subsystem from kernel .32
> series and 
> mkinitcpio.
> I think it can stay until it's removed from kernel anyway, any other
> opinions? 

The libata framework is stable for 2.6.27, I'm using libata on 2.6.24
and 2.6.26 without problems, so 2.6.27 shouldn't be an issue.
Problem is the drivers. Not all drivers are bug-free in the libata
framework. With intel you won't notice any problems, but the sis driver
is a bit suspicious.

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