Subject: Re: wd and sd on atapibus
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/17/2001 02:16:13
On Fri, Feb 16, 2001 at 09:55:16AM +0100, wrote:
> >  > what is a difference between wd on pciide and sd on atapibus, atapibus on
> >  > pciide...?
> > 
> > The command set spoken to the drive.
> i know - but is IDE drive able to make use of SCSI-like commands? for
> example taking more than one command at once?

Not using SCSI command set. We will one day support this but it'll still
be wd at pciide, not sd at atapibus at pciide
(wd is for ata drives, sd for atapi drives like ZIP/JAZZ)
Well, maybe it'll be different from wd at pciide, but it will never be
sd at atapibus at pciide :)

Manuel Bouyer <>