Re: support for sata7 Streaming Feature Set?

From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Thu May 18 2006 - 11:38:06 EST

Mark Lord wrote:
The device driver has to know about it, at a minimum so that it can
select a different EH protocol for the streams. Which in turn means
that the streaming commands should be known to the driver as well.

Different taskfile protocol, you mean?

But how to handle it all nicely is the real question.
A new block driver, if libata cannot handle it?

I seriously doubt writing a whole new ATA driver subsystem will fly :)


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