ATAPI


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ATAPI

ATAPI

(AT Attachment Packet Interface) The standard IDE/ATA hardware interface for CD, DVD, tape and other removable drives. ATAPI uses SCSI commands embedded in packets to support functions required by removable drives such as detecting whether the media is loaded and to eject it. See IDE.
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The market already has PATA, ATAPI, Hybrid ATA, SCSI and Fibre Channel.
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