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posted by Steve(R) Homepage E-mail, US, 10.12.2007, 08:26

> "Intel, VIA or other chipset makers do not discuss 'errata' except with
> mainboard vendors. One is that a few older chipsets CANNOT handle /F or
> /UF. As full data is 'unavailable', UIDE and prior drivers have used no
> such switches since 2006."

Translation: Some switches do not work with all (old) hardware, therefore are not available for any (new) hardware.

> "They and /O must NOT be viewed as 100% reliable for all mainboards or DOS systems."

If 100% reliabiltiy with all hardware/systems is a requirement, then every device driver is garbage.

 

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