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Re: Intel motherboards

From: Jeremy Messenger <mezz7@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2005 19:34:37 -0600

On Fri, 18 Feb 2005 01:48:01 +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 17, 2005 at 04:36:41PM -0800, Chuck Tuffli wrote:
>> The first port seems to work just fine (boots, does builds, etc). I
>> moved the SATA cable to the other 3 ports and tried to boot off of
>> each. All the additional ports got up to mounting the file systems and
>> then failed. Tomorrow I can add a separate drive to these and check
>> them out further. Does the RAID code support this chipset? If so, would
>> it be worth setting up RAID 0 (or something) also?
> I don't think we support the RAID configuration. Maybe in legacy mode,
> but not native. The problem seems to be the way ICH6 handles the
> different controllers. Maybe I'll look at that tomorrow.

Well, it's 'kind of' off point, I don't know how much difference for ATA,
RAID and stuff in the between DragonFly, FreeBSD 4.x and FreeBSD 5.x/6.x.
Maybe, those links might be or not useful to you. sos has rewrote ATA RAID
support and fixed many bugs that got people can boot FreeBSD with their
laptop and different hardwares. Also, added module support, SATA hot
inserted/removed and etc.

You can see more details:

First patch+changelog:

Second update patch+changelog:

Third update patch+changelog:


> Matt, you can commit the fxp(4) change, that should be fine.
> Joerg

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