KernelTrap: Linux: 2.5 to Use 2.4's IDE Core
Aug 19, 2002, 23:30 (4 Talkback[s])
"Future 2.5 kernel releases will use a forward port of 2.4's IDE
core (current BK kernels already do); and Marcin Dalecki will no
longer be IDE maintainer for 2.5.
It is unclear who will take his place, but Linus writes:
'Alan seems to be not completely unwilling to work on it, and
unlike me he _can_ interact with Andre most of the time. Possibly
Jens will do the 2.5.x side, of it (with Alan working on 2.4), but
we've not talked it through...'