Subject: Re: Rework of ATA code to support native SATA controllers
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/31/2003 15:35:02
On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 11:53:36AM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> On Dec 16, 2003, at 2:30 PM, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> >atabus is really very little code. It can be moved anywhere else 
> >without
> >problems. But it may not be worth the trouble to try to share it with
> >SATA, especially as it has a different probe routine.
> There is a very good reason to split out the atabus code that I forgot 
> to mention before...
> If you want to have the probe-order enforced, you must do this.

You mean, between the SATA and PATA controllers ?
We already have this problem between atapibus and scsibus, so a more general
solution is needed anyway :)

Manuel Bouyer <>
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