Subject: Re: IDE / ATAPI attachment without soft reset
To: Brett Lymn <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/16/1999 17:42:40
On Thu, Dec 16, 1999 at 04:04:18PM +1030, Brett Lymn wrote:
> ST506 maybe but ESDI was around for a bit longer than that - IIRC ESDI
> made it up to 1G full-height 5.25" before dying completely. I had a
> 330Mb half height ESDI for a long time - long enough that I got bitten
> by someone deciding to use the alt status register in wdc effectively
> breaking my system. This was some years back though.
Hey, ESDI *is* supported even in -current ! I have a 40Mb HD I use from time
to time specifically to check this.
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr