[t13] T10/04-262r0

Jeff Garzik jgarzik at pobox.com
Thu Aug 12 16:41:55 PDT 2004

* From the T10 Reflector (t10 at t10.org), posted by:
* Jeff Garzik <jgarzik at pobox.com>
Pat LaVarre wrote:
> So how do we answer Nathan M's question - how do SATA/ PATA bridges
> transport vendor-specific ATA commands today?
> Do bridges assume all vendor-specific protocol is PIO?

That's my guess, but I haven't tested a ton of bridges.

In theory a bridge can be smart and notice whether a command is non-data 
or PIO, but probably cannot 'guess' anything related to DMA or queueing.


* For T10 Reflector information, send a message with
* 'info t10' (no quotes) in the message body to majordomo at t10.org

More information about the T10 mailing list