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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.19-rc6] sata_promise updates
On Tue, 21 Nov 2006 16:17:18 -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>And...... is there any chance you could be talked into working on these
>sata_promise to-dos:
>
>* conversion to new error handling system (grep for 'freeze', 'thaw',
>'error_handler', replaces 'phy_reset' and 'eng_timeout')
>
>* support for ATAPI devices (just need to set up ATAPI commands via the
>packet format described in the public docs)
>
>* support for command queueing
>
>Command queueing is the most involved task, the others should be
>reasonably straightforward.

I can try, but be warned that I have near-zero experience with ATA
programming. I'll look into new_eh first, and then maybe ATAPI.
NCQ most likely requires someone who understands ATA better than me.

/Mikael
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