> If your motorbike fails, the fallback is not a plane. It is a bicycle.

Or just your feet ...

> In other words, if for example a CF card only supports PIO,
> neither UDMA nor AHCI DMA will help you

OK ... do the SATA PCI addon cards suport PIO also ?

I see no arguments against supporting PIO also for non-BIOS disks,
if the hardware supports it. The point was that the UDMA/ADMA support
apparently could be added at very little cost ;-)

> Support means you access them somehow - just "adding" them to
> int 13 will not give them drive letters, only lowlevel access.

I know ... maybe this problem could be "somehow" solved later
outside of UIDE ;-)

~~~ wow ~~~

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