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SubjectRe: libata update posted (was Re: VIA Serial ATA chipset)
Samuel Flory wrote:
> Jeff Garzik wrote:
>> Changes:
>> * continue work towards fully async taskfile API: you call
>> submit_tf(), and later on, your callback is called when the taskfile
>> completes or times out. async taskfile API is required for ATAPI and
>> supporting more advanced host controllers like Promise or AHCI (SATA2).
>> * some cleanups

> I'm guessing there is no support for Promise yet?

Not yet. Once I finish the item mentioned above, "async taskfile API",
Promise support will appear quite rapidly.


> PS- The driver works great on the silcon image chipset. (Once I
> realized that my Seagate drive needed newer firmware.)

Um... libata doesn't support Silicon Image yet?

Jeff



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