bin/159833: camcontrol(8): [patch] add ATA security options to camcontrol including secure erase
killing at multiplay.co.uk
Fri Nov 9 00:20:02 UTC 2012
The following reply was made to PR bin/159833; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "Steven Hartland" <killing at multiplay.co.uk>
To: "Jeremy Chadwick" <jdc at koitsu.org>,
<bug-followup at FreeBSD.org>
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: Fri, 9 Nov 2012 00:19:48 -0000
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeremy Chadwick" <jdc at koitsu.org>
> 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
> review this?
> 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).
> Thanks guys.
I have an updated version of this patch which is waiting on finishing
off some cam related patches that I'm working with mav@ on.
So for now lets hold off on this one and I'll get the updated across once
the dependencies are all place :)
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