Well done Douglas

Knapp magick.crow at gmail.com
Tue Sep 2 20:05:56 BST 2008


On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 8:48 PM, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
> Knapp wrote:
>
>> As a former programmer, I find that really interesting. I would bet
>> that they skipped all the installs from before and just started after
>> that. Mine skips the first slot with one drive and yours skips the
>> first 2 with 2 drives. Question is was it a mistake or a failed plan?
>>
> Sort of both, I suspect.  When IDE drives first started to migrate to SCSI,
> they must have manually removed the old rules, since most of us don't have
> this problem.  Yours seem to have been in the second wave of migrations,
> and that _didn't_ get done.  I suspect the people testing it had already
> been through that migration, so didn't see a regression.
> --
> derek

But why change it to from IDE to SCSI? My drive is plugged into an IDE port.


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Douglas E Knapp

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