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Re: [PATCH] Enable writing to ATA devices, fix several bugs

From: Pavel Roskin
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Enable writing to ATA devices, fix several bugs
Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2008 16:24:52 -0400

On Sun, 2008-07-20 at 20:55 +0200, Marco Gerards wrote:
> Pavel Roskin <address@hidden> writes:

> > I know.  That's why I'll write it from specifications or maybe I'll
> > take it from the GNU/Hurd code.
> Taking it from Specifications will be better.
> I think the ATA driver of GNU Mach comes from Linux 2.0 or so.  So
> that won't change anything for us ;(.

I don't think choosing consistent names could be interpreted as a
copyright violation (except by companies like SCO, but then all bets are

Anyway, if I ever have a chance to touch the GRUB ATA code again, I'll
use FreeBSD as a reference.  Using specification is probably not the
best idea because we need GRUB to work on the real life hardware, and we
need to be prepared to handle known quirks in popular hardware.

Pavel Roskin

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