Subject: Re: ATA/ATAPI kernel redesign
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/26/2002 20:17:31
On Mon, Feb 25, 2002 at 03:12:26PM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2002 at 07:56:26PM +0000, David Laight wrote:
> > 
> > IIRC a big problem is detecting slave only configurations.
> These are illegal according to the specification.  Who gives a damn
> if they work or not?

They're not illegal, they're "not recommended". As far as I know this
works fine with most ATAPI devices.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.