LibAtaForAtaDisks

Revision 1 as of 2006-04-21 08:50:13

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DRAFT - BRAINDUMP - NOT COMPLETE - WORK IN PROGRESS - I am still thinking about pro/con situations.

Summary

There is work on the go by Alan Cox in the kernel to make libata handle PATA disks as well as SATA disks. This would allow for a simpler install image due to all disks becoming sdXY.

Rationale

One interface for all things ATA, allow drivers/ide to go away. One namespace for disks whether SCSI or ATA.

Use cases

Scope

Design

Implementation

Code

Data preservation and migration

Outstanding issues

BoF agenda and discussion


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