Any objections/comments on axing out old ATA stack?

Lev Serebryakov lev at
Thu Mar 28 16:05:14 UTC 2013

Hello, Aleksandr.
You wrote 28 марта 2013 г., 18:09:53:

>> 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.
AR> /me never seen embedded devices with ATA/SATA and less than 64MB of RAM.
AR> (i386/i486 old machines does not count :) )
AR> I'm missing something?
 Yes:  USB  UMASS. It uses CAM too, and useful for very small systems,
 like  4MiB  FLASH  and 16MiB RAM (yes, whole system image, kernel and
 all, should be packed to 4MiB).

 Please note, Adrian speaks about CAM, not only CAM + ATA.

// Black Lion AKA Lev Serebryakov <lev at>

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