New ATA in but not yet used

Thomas Spanjaard committed his new version (from FreeBSD, avoiding GEOM) of the ata architecture (nata).  It can be compiled with this patch, though it’s not ready for use yet.

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  1. McLone says:

    why avoiding geom is a Good Thing [tm] ?

  2. justin says:

    I think it’s because GEOM is tied into the different framework of FreeBSD 5/6, so it would very difficult to bring in. Asking this on the mailing list will get more information.