ATA driver update for 7.2RELEASE available

Marat N.Afanasyev amarat at
Wed Jul 15 09:34:42 UTC 2009

Søren Schmidt wrote:
> Over the past months I've gotten huge amounts of requests for ATA 
> related things, so I've whipped up what I use here for FreeBSD 7.2-Release.
> This is a total replacement of the ATA driver, modulerized as in 
> -current, but based on my WIP not from what might have happend to 
> -current since I gave up maintainership.
> There is a number of new chipsets supported in here that I dont think is 
> in any of the official sources (havn't checked in quite some time 
> though), mostly newish ATI, nVidia and Marvell chips (yeah those buggers 
> with both ATA & SATA ports).
> You can find and script and a tarball of the needed files at:
> Put both in /usr/src and run
> As I dont subscribe to any of the mailing lists nor does my 
> mail address seem to work anymore, you will need to reply to me directly 
> if needed.
> As always - Enjoy!
> -Søren

i think i'm dumb, but can you tell me how can atapicam be enabled with 
this implementation of ata? i couldn't still find a way :(

SY, Marat

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