Solaris 10 What's New

x86: SATA Tape Devices Supported by the AHCI Driver

SATA tape devices are now supported by the AHCI driver. Users can connect or hot-plug the SATA tape drive to the AHCI controller though the SATA or eSATA cable. Error handling mechanism is also enhanced for SATA ATAPI devices including CD, DVD, or tape.

For more information, see the ahci(7D) man page.