Subject: Re: SATA tape support?
To: Bernd Ernesti <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 11/13/2007 14:42:50
On Tue, Nov 13, 2007 at 07:09:09AM +0100, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> [Coming back to an older thread]
> On Tue, May 01, 2007 at 08:23:00PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > On Tue, May 01, 2007 at 09:27:11AM +0200, Bernd Ernesti wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > does a SATA tape drive work with NetBSD?
> > > e.g. the DLT-V4 one from Quantum, Tandberg, ...
> > Probably not out of the box. ATAPI over SATA is still not complete ...
> Hmm, you commited yesterday evening some changes to ahcisata_core.c
> for adding ATAPI support. Thank your for that.
> This looks like that there is maybe a chance, but I guess this would
> only work for ahcisata and not for e.g. satalink, right?
Yes. But AFAIK ATAPI devices connected to a satalink should work;
it uses the usual pciide registers. Did you try connecting a SATA
cdrom to a satalink ?
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference