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SubjectRe: Promise SATA driver GPL'd
On Tue, 26 Aug 2003, Jeff Garzik wrote:

> For the future, I'm currently whipping the libata internals into shape
> so that Promise may be supported. Promise hardware supports native
> command queueing, a lot like many SCSI adapters.

Is that true even for the older stuff such as a PDC20265?

It appears that FreeBSD 4-STABLE blacklists some older (before-TX2)
Promise chips because they apparently lock up when used with tagged
command queueing. I haven't yet looked at the ATAng driver merged into

FreeBSD 4-STABLE blacklist code in function ad_tagsupported():


Matthias Andree
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