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SubjectRe: Promise SATA driver GPL'd
Erik Andersen wrote:

>On Tue Jul 22, 2003 at 02:54:43PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>>Bart, Alan, and I have been looking at this. It uses the ancient CAM
>>model, that we don't really want to merge directly in the kernel. It's
>>very close to the libata model, from the user perspective, so life is
>I was reading over your libata driver yesterday. Certainly a lot
>cleaner than the cam stuff IMHO. Given the info made available
>via the Promise driver, I expect that I could get an initial
>libata host adaptor driver hacked together in short order. After
>all, the Intel one is just 400 lines. So unless you (or anyone
>else) have already started or would prefer to do the honors,
>I'll try to hack something together this evening,

I'd be more than happy to test a driver. I'm sure I've got several
pci cards plus a few intel 32, and amd-64 motherboards with promise sata
on board.

Once you have their hardware. Never give it back.
(The First Rule of Hardware Acquisition)
Sam Flory <>

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