On Friday, 10 December 1999 at 19:01:49 +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <199912101752.KAA19725@mt.sri.com>, Nate Williams writes:
>>> In a few days time the wd driver will be retired from FreeBSDs
>>> i386 architecture.
>> Given that the ATA driver just went active a few minutes ago, I think a
>> period of shakeout time would be called for. I think that time should
>> be longer than a few days, and should be in 4.0, and then retired in
> The ata driver has been available for you and other to test for a long
Oh. Somehow I missed this. Sure, I saw commits, but I can't recall a
"HEADS UP: ata is good enough for general testing now". If I had done
so, I might have changed months ago, and a lot of this principle
discussion would be deferred to the next night of the long axes.
> 4.0-REL is still some time away, so if you are quick you can still
> give it a good shakeout and have any bugs you find fixed before
Again, it's not the bugs I'm worried about. Anyway, the 'else' part
must read: and if not, it will go into -RELEASE buggy.
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