|There is no Inside Macintosh documentation for ATA devices. Information about developing ATA device drivers for the Mac OS is available in the ATA Device Software Guide and ATA Device 0/1 Software Developer's Guide.
ATA Device Software Guide
This developer note describes the system software that controls ATA devices installed in a Macintosh computer. This note also provides information for ATAPI (ATA Packet Interface) CD-ROM and PCMCIA (Personal Computer Memory Card International Association) devices.
The developer note includes reference sections for the ATA Driver and the ATA Manager, version 3.0.