Re: ata-scsi driver update

From: Jeff Garzik (
Date: Wed Jul 02 2003 - 13:20:56 EST

On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 08:04:17PM +0200, Jurgen Kramer wrote:
> Only my DVD-ROM doesn't show here. It should be on scsi1 (or is ATAPI
> support not in yet?)

Correct, ATAPI isn't supported yet.

> What also shows is that ata1 is not being
> configured for maximum possible speed. Ata1 should be set to UDMA/100.

Correct. For PATA, the code does not yet do 40/80-conductor cable
detection. Without that detection, it's not safe to drive a PATA device
faster than UDMA/33.

> The SATA drive is configured properly though.

Yeah, SATA doesn't need to worry about PATA cable detection
issues :)

Both ATAPI and PATA cable detection should be working in the next
release (a week or two from now).


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