"options atapicam" and/or "device ATA_CAM" in kernel config?

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Mon Nov 28 14:56:07 UTC 2011

"b. f." <bf1783 at googlemail.com> writes:

> The handbook does contain some oblique and scattered references to the
> new code, or at least to constructs that are common to both the old
> and the new code, but the addition of a brief discussion of the
> differences between the new and old ATA code in the handbook -- i.e.,
> the kernel and userland components that are now obsolete, and their
> replacements -- might be of some help to users.  The primary author of
> the new code did add some material to various notes and manpages, but
> he has been very busy writing and debugging code, and English is not
> his first language, so others will have to supplement his efforts.
> Perhaps you could ask for some additions on the freebsd-doc mailing
> list?

I started writing some additions as soon as I noticed the issue.  They
won't be sufficient, since I don't yet have a 9.x system, but they'll be
a start. 

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