"atacontrol info" isn't working here

Christian Brueffer chris at unixpages.org
Tue Aug 16 21:18:36 GMT 2005


On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 12:44:35PM -0700, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> > Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2005 19:28:43 +0200
> > From: Jeremie Le Hen <jeremie at le-hen.org>
> > Sender: owner-freebsd-current at freebsd.org
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > > Kevin, no news since then.  I made a patch for the manpage which is
> > > actually clearly wrong :
> > > 
> > > %%%
> > > 	The channel argument is the number of the ATA channel on
> > > 	which to operate.
> > > %%%
> > > 
> > > The ``channel'' argument is the name of the ata(4) device and not only
> > > its number.
> > 
> > I don't want to coerce people into committing my patches, but I really
> > think the patch in my previous mail should be.  This is not a big
> > deal.
> 
> I have an open PR with a more complete update of the man page, but I
> have not seen any response to this point.
> 
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=84676
> 
> Now that I look at it again, I'd probably reword my definition of
> 'controller' a bit, but it at least gets you to the right place better
> than the current page.
> 
> I probably could have added an example or two, as well.

I have just committed a modified version of Jeremie's patch.  Will MFC
it in a couple of days.

Thanks for prodding!

- Christian

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