Subject: Re: CVS commit: src
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/03/1999 02:36:07
On Apr 11, 1:50pm, Manuel BOUYER wrote:
Just clearing out old mail...
} Modified Files:
} src/sys/dev/ic: wdc.c wdcvar.h
} src/sys/dev/isa: wdc_isa.c
} Log Message:
} Fix probe code for IDE devices:
} - at attach time, use IDENTIFY to eliminate ghost from the probe. If the
} drive had the old flag and IDENTIFY failed, issue a WDCC_RECAL command
} to detect a pre-ATA disk. If IDENTIFY succeded, remove the OLD flag,
} it's obviously not a pre-ATA disk.
This is wrong. ESDI drives respond to the IDENTIFY command, and
possibly other "ATA" commands. ESDI is a superset of the original
WD1003 command set, and ATA is a superset of that.
My old ESDI drive has died, so I can't get you a sample result,
but I have verified that it responds intelligently.
}-- End of excerpt from Manuel BOUYER