Subject: Re: Promise SATA controlers
To: Sebastien Erard <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/26/2004 23:27:21
On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 at 11:08:37PM +0200, Sebastien Erard wrote:
> Hello,
> Is there any will of supporting the latest Promise SATA
> controllers ? It seems that no SATA chip from Promise is
> usable with NetBSD. Is there someone working on it ?

Some work has been done. The promise have weird registers maps, and needed
some work in the wdc code to handle it. This has been done by Frank van der
Linden nearly a year ago, but the promise support itself has never been
commited ...

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference