[Nottingham] Ubuntu 6.06 LTS udev

Martin Garton martin at stupids.org
Sun Jul 16 19:39:48 BST 2006

On Fri, 2006-07-14 at 21:32 +0100, Martin wrote:
> Paul Sladen wrote:
> > 
> > PS.  Everyone is going to get this [hopefully transparently] in the next
> > year as Linux switches everything through the SCSI layer.  So even your
> > current parallel IDE devices, or PCMCIA card readers will show up as
> > '/dev/sdXX'.
> OK, got to ask...

Probably because drivers/ide is more or less unmaintainable, and libata
is much better.  libata is already being uses for your SATA stuff, but
the parallel ATA stuff if slowly being ported over to libata also.
(mostly by Alan Cox I believe)


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