Call for Release Candidate testing (again)

Wenzhuo Zhang wenzhuo at
Sat Apr 21 00:09:04 UTC 2007

Matthew Garrett wrote:
> No, I don't think that the ordering of devices is a bug - the bug is 
> that we're assuming that the Linux device ordering bears some sort of 
> relation to the Bios device ordering, which is simply not true. Further, 

Perhaps it is not a bug as far as the kernel is concerned; but it is
definitely a bug in the context of Ubuntu installer, because it will
result in unbootable systems for desktops with add-on PCI IDE controller

> I don't believe that there's any way we can make it true. We should be 
> parsing edd data instead, which lets us work out how the bios ordering 
> corresponds to PCI devices. However, for some reason EDD seems to have 
> been switched off in the Ubuntu kernels.


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