Subject: Re: new SATA controller/drive _very_ slow (PIO mode 0)
To: Jim Bernard <>
From: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/16/2007 21:54:14
On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 07:41:37PM -0700, Jim Bernard wrote:
> Howdy,
>   I've recently added to an old x86 system a PCI SATA controller (VIA VT6421)

I have never seen one of these (VIA chip on an add-in card) work.  You
probably want to find some other brand of SATA controller.