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SubjectRe: Using SATA in PATA compatible mode?
On Sad, 2003-06-07 at 13:01, Adriaan Peeters wrote:
> > The source code for the SATA chips will not be released, due to
> competitive
> > reasons. We support the linux distributions of Suse and Redhat mainly.
> >
> > A partial open source code will become available in due time, but we do not
> > expect that this year.
> I hope they changed course :)

They've released GPL code for the base stuff but not their raid layout
things. It claims to be a scsi driver because the 20376 has command
queueing and other goodies that our PATA thinking IDE layer can't handle.

(Btw Bart whats the status on switching to taskfile for 2.5.x now ?)

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