Re: Does Linux support powering down SATA drives?

From: Jeff Garzik
Date: Mon Nov 21 2005 - 11:51:08 EST

On Mon, Nov 21, 2005 at 10:21:21AM -0600, Rob Landley wrote:
> On Sunday 20 November 2005 01:22, asmith@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > I would agree with your view on IDE becoming obsolete on hard drives, but I
> > as yet, am not aware of any CD/DVD drives with a SATA interface.
> Laptops?

Laptops will likely get S/ATAPI later rather than sooner.

But there are definitely S/ATAPI devices out there. Most are first
generation, which means they are PATA devices with a SATA bridge (thus
they appear to the end user to be SATA).


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