Subject: Re: patch #6 for atapi driver
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Jason Downs <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/03/1996 12:24:21
In message <199609031352.PAA00687@chassiron.ensta.fr>,
Manuel Bouyer writes:
>I've updated the files in ftp://lix.polytechnique.fr/pub/manu.
>There is some minor changes:
> - integration of Jason Downs (OpenBSD)'s quirk system, so that old or
> strange drive can work (this should make the GoldStar 8X and
> NEC Multispin 2Vi work. People having problems, especially with the
> ATAPI_READ_CD_CAPACITY command should contact me, their drive now
> needs a quirk entry (in atapiconf.c, flag AQUIRK_NOCAPACITY).
> - At Milton Ngan's request, wdc now probes for atapi devices first, and
> then wd drives, because some old atapi devices were detected as ide
> - Integration of Milton Ngan's fix for some
> 'wdc_atapi_intr: unknown phase 1' due to a timing problem.
> - a first step do get the driver indian-independant, from Jason Downs's
> openbsd commits ( he got it work on an amiga system).
The entire IDE and ATAPI sub-system in OpenBSD runs on the amiga. There are
many more changes required to accomplish that (ignoring the fact that ISA
isn't even supported on NetBSD/amiga); this has been a joint effort between
Niklas Hallqvist and myself.
>Note that, as said in the README, I only updated the 1.2-ALPHA diffs,
>as I don't have any PC running 1.1 anymore. People using my driver with
>NetBSD 1.1 will have to use the patch6 file.
>Also, note that the new 'official' site is now
>ftp://ftp.ensta.fr/pub/NetBSD/atapi/. The diffs at
>ftp://lix.polytechnique.fr/pub/manu are still up to date (and polytechnique.fr
>has a better link to the internet than ensta.fr), but I certenly will lose my
>acces to lix in a month or so.
>I can compile a 1.2_BETA kernel for people who can't do it, just send me
>a config file, and I'll send you back an uuencoded kernel.
>Manuel Bouyer, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Techniques Avancees, Paris
Jason Downs (503) 256-8535 -/- (503) 952-3749
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