Re: [PATCH] speed up SATA

From: Jens Axboe
Date: Sun Mar 28 2004 - 13:12:00 EST

On Sun, Mar 28 2004, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> >>I agree completely. Or, the ATA guys could use SCSI's ordered tags /
> >>linked commands.
> >>
> >>Regardless, there's ATA dain bramage that needs fixing... Sigh.
> >
> >
> >Indeed, and it really hurt that they passed up this oportunity last
> >time, ATA TCQ would have kicked so much more ass... Maybe Eric can beat
> >some sense into his colleagues.
> I bet if we can come up with a decent proposal, with technical rationale
> for the change... that could be presented to the right ATA people :)
> It's worth a shot.

Count me in for that. The ATA people seem to have a preference for
adding a new set of commands for this type of there, where as I
(originally, I did actually send in a proposal like this on the ml)
wanted to just use one of the reserved bits in the tag field.

Jens Axboe

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