>>>>> "lyle" == Lyle Bainbridge <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
lyle> Still, I can't explain why the scanning of non-existent hwifs was
lyle> ever done this way. I wonder if this was rectified when the IDE
lyle> subsystem was refactored in the 2.5 kernel. I know this new IDE
lyle> code was back ported to 2.4.21 also. Let's hope things are a done
lyle> a little bit better in this new code.
Just nick-pitting, it is the other way around:
- 2.4.X (X < 20 ide code)
- 2.4.X Andrew Hendrik code, lately adopted by Alan Cox.
- 2.5.X refactoring (jsut dropped)
Now 2.4.21-preX and 2.5.X (where X is something new), have the Andrew
Hendrik/Alan Cox IDE code.
In theory, practice and theory are the same, but in practice they
are different -- Larry McVoy