Any objections/comments on axing out old ATA stack?

Scott Long scottl at
Thu Mar 28 15:29:27 UTC 2013

On Mar 27, 2013, at 6:43 PM, Adrian Chadd <adrian at> wrote:

> My main concern with the new stuff is that it requires CAM and that's
> reasonably big compared to the standalone ATA code.

From a code execution standpoint?  No, it's not.

> It'd be nice if we could slim down the CAM stack a bit first; it makes
> embedding it on the smaller devices really freaking painful.

From a code segment size standpoint, there's definitely some stuff that should be
made modular and optional.


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