Subject: Re: Compact Flash fixes (change request in PR#24633)
To: Ian Zagorskih <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/13/2004 13:21:29
On Tuesday 13 July 2004 12:45, Ian Zagorskih wrote:
> I got complete -current sources tree from releng dated as 20040711 and
> tested on my target machine. Looks like -current works much better in
> respect to Compact Flash cards :) 300kb/s in synchronous and >1Mb/s in
> asynchronous mode is good.

I'm not really sure what you mean by "synchronous" vs. "asynchronous mode" 

> Well, there's IMHO last question: why CF card is configured to use PIO mode
> 0 ? I know my card supports PIO mode 2 and it actually reports its
> capabilities in ATA identify response. At least i can trace this responce
> in ata_get_params() call. But somewhere futher this information is
> discarded and wd0 becomes PIO mode 0..

Do you have a dump of the IDENTIFY info you can send me?  (Seems like it would 
be useful for atactl(8) to be able to do that...)

> <offtopic on>
> I want to see this changes in NetBSD 2.0 ! :)

They already are.