bin/159833: camcontrol(8): [patch] add ATA security options to camcontrol including secure erase
jdc at koitsu.org
Thu Nov 8 19:00:01 UTC 2012
The following reply was made to PR bin/159833; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Jeremy Chadwick <jdc at koitsu.org>
To: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, killing at multiplay.co.uk
Cc: mav at freebsd.org, avg at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: bin/159833: camcontrol(8): [patch] add ATA security options to
camcontrol including secure erase
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2012 10:54:44 -0800
This incredibly useful PR/patch has been neglected for over a year.
SSDs are mainstream now and being used commonly by FreeBSD users. This
greatly increases the want for secure erase. Sure, we have TRIM for
UFS, and HEAD/CURRENT has TRIM for ZFS, and that's good at keeping
the FTL optimal on an SSD, but let's be reasonable here.
Alexander and Andriy, I know you're both busy, but can either of you
If you need/want an updated patch (specifically for 8.3 and 9.x), I can
provide updated ones (will take me some time of course).
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