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Date:      Mon, 28 Nov 2011 09:56:04 -0500
From:      Lowell Gilbert <>
Subject:   Re: "options atapicam" and/or "device ATA_CAM" in kernel config?
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In-Reply-To: <> (b. f.'s message of "Sun, 27 Nov 2011 23:23:56 +0000")
References:  <> <44ehwt5r9g.fsf@lowell-desk.lan> <>

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"b. f." <> writes:

> The handbook does contain some oblique and scattered references to the
> new code, or at least to constructs that are common to both the old
> and the new code, but the addition of a brief discussion of the
> differences between the new and old ATA code in the handbook -- i.e.,
> the kernel and userland components that are now obsolete, and their
> replacements -- might be of some help to users.  The primary author of
> the new code did add some material to various notes and manpages, but
> he has been very busy writing and debugging code, and English is not
> his first language, so others will have to supplement his efforts.
> Perhaps you could ask for some additions on the freebsd-doc mailing
> list?

I started writing some additions as soon as I noticed the issue.  They
won't be sufficient, since I don't yet have a 9.x system, but they'll be
a start. 

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