DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2005-04
Re: SATA problems
Works on Freebsd 5.4. So SATA doesn't work with
dragonflyBSD? What is the plan on supporting it?
Our platform only has SATA drive bays (hot swap),
so its not a choice.
--- Bill Hacker <wbh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Danial Thom wrote:
> > I have a Tyan K8SR opteron MB with a SIL 3114
> > SATA controller and I can't get it to work
> > dragonflyBSD. When booting (and using an IDE
> > as the primary), I get
> > ad4: timeout waiting for interrupt
> > The disk works ok on another system with an
> > ICH5 controller in legacy mode. Any help
> would be
> > appreciated.
> > Danial
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> I can get SiI 3114 (two tried) to work IF
> drives are attached to ad6 and
> ad7 and report as 'slave' channels,
> not on ad4, ad5 'master' channels. (that
> 'master/slave' nomenclature is
> dodgy w/r SATA anyway).
> OTOH, it throws periodic errors - not all of
> which are innocuous.
> Doesn't work any better under FreeBSD
> 4.11-RELEASE, despite being listed
> under ata(4) driver.
> Promise Fastrak S150-TX2 Plus and High Point
> RocketRAID 1520 also not
> recognized or
> unreliable (Maxtor & WDD HDD).
> No more SATA here. PATA for foolin' around on
> the cheap,
> SCSI for speed/reliability needs, and all
> critical payin' customers.
> Hacker's First Law fits. "Life is too
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