Subject: Re: your mail
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthew Jacob <email@example.com>
Date: 08/27/2000 16:19:45
> > That's always the case.
> I don't agree. The IDE controller is much more analogous to a completely
> stupid SCSI adapter that requires host intervention every time it does
> *anything* with any command. It's the problem that the hardware doesn't
> have a local, managed queue of commands that makes the interrupt and latency
> problems so severe.
Oh, well, I meant that there's always some kind of overhead, whether on the
local HBA or on the target, for managing multiple commands.