Switchover to CAM ATA?

Joel Dahl joel at FreeBSD.org
Fri Apr 23 06:37:01 UTC 2010

On 22-04-2010 18:31, Alexander Motin wrote:
> Hi.
> With time passed, CAM-based ATA infrastructure IMHO looks enough mature
> now to enable it in HEAD. Now we have two new stable drivers ahci(4) and
> siis(4), covering major part of modern SATA HBAs, `options ATA_CAM`
> wrapper for ata(4) to supports legacy hardware, and one more improved
> driver for Marvell HBAs (mvs) is now in development and soon will be
> present for testing. Together with many other people I have tested above
> at least on i386, amd64, arm and spart64 architectures.

If we want this in 9.0 we should probably switch to CAM ATA in HEAD now in
order to allow enough testing before the release.


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