Subject: Re: Missing atapibus target 1
To: Charles M. Hannum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
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 <20031014204453.GB1362@antioche.eu.org> ,
> > Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 <email@example.com>
NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference