SATA CDROM/DVD support still not functional

Matthew Burgess matthew at
Sat Jul 16 01:18:46 PDT 2005

William Harrington wrote:

> When I defined ATA_ENABLE_ATAPI in libata.h it recognized my PX716SA and attached it to sr0 and gave me sg0 and sg1.
> When I left it undefined it did not recognize my PX716SA, just the WD Raptor (I know you all want one of these).
> I suggest someone build a livecd with ATA_ENABLE_ATAPI defined in linux-2.6.x.x/include/linux/libata.h and let me test it.
> I really hate going into compatability mode and there are enough SATA optical drives to support.

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