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Re: Rescan for ahcisata ?

On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 05:22:37AM -0800, Paul Goyette wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Jan 2012, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> >On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 06:00:03PM -0800, Paul Goyette wrote:
> >>I would still like feedback (positive or negative), as well as some
> >>indication of whether you think this should be committed.
> >
> >Can you give an example on how we use this ?
> Well, the easiest example is that if this this change had been
> available a couple days ago, I would not have had to ask how to
> rescan an atabus in order to find a newly-attached SATA disk drive.
> (See the beginning entries in this thread.)
> I knew that the drive would be attached to an atabus, but had no
> idea of what interface-attribute to specify.  With these changes, I
> could have discovered that "ata_hl" and "atapibus" were the two
> possible values, and I could easily have eliminated atapibus from
> consideration.

I meant, a command line example with output. With just the diff and
your explanation above (as well as other mails in this threads) I
still don't know what difference your patch would make.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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