After takin' a swig o' grog, Doctor Smith belched out
this bit o' wisdom:
>> Kernel Log: What's new in 2.6.29 - Part 6: Storage, IDE/PATA, SCSI
> It's good to see Linux finally supports state of the art hard disks.
These changes are unlikely to have any major effects on most users, as
most current Linux distributions have predominantly used the Libata
subsystem's drivers for parallel and serial ATA (SATA) adapters for quite
some time. The Libata-based PATA drivers introduced with 2.6.19 are,
therefore, by now likely to have undergone considerably better testing
than their essentially older IDE counterparts, ...
Looks like all the trolls are aspiring to DFS-ness now.
Blatant lying by omission.
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and
I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life -- so I became a scientist.
This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."
-- Matt Cartmill