Phoronix News: The Status of PATA Support in Linux

After Alan Cox recently posted a status report for libata PATA on the Linux Kernel Mailing List, Kernel Trap has a summary of the Linux IDE status. There is still plenty of work left to be tackled with libata such as adding proper PATA hot-plug support and a PowerPC port. Support for the ATIIXP Chipset is currently rock-solid with Linux and libata while many PATA Chipsets are still deemed experimental...

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