Subject: Re: Missing atapibus target 1
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/15/2003 22:54:11
On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 04:08:44PM +0000, Charles M. Hannum wrote:
> On Wednesday 15 October 2003 12:04 am, Gary Duzan wrote:
> > In Message <> ,
> >    Manuel Bouyer <> wrote:
> >
> > =>Sorry, I forgot another test. Please try attached patch.
> >
> >    That fixed it; I get wd0, wd1, and cd0, no problems. Thanks.
> You probably don't realize this because you got lucky before, but the "ATAPI 
> master with ATA slave" configuration that you're using is actually 
> specifically unsupported in the ATA spec.  In this case the master is 

Unsupported but not uncommon

> behaving incorrectly and causing you to get bogus results from the slave.
> The proposed patch is really not correct, and it is not worthwhile to make 
> many machines boot slower in order to support incorrect setups.

I don't think it should slow down, at last it didn't on my machines.
And it did work before.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference