Subject: Re: new SATA controller/drive _very_ slow (PIO mode 0)
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/17/2007 15:40:00
On May 9, 8:33am, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
} On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 08:32:10PM -0700, Jim Bernard wrote:
} > On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 09:54:14PM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
} > > > 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.
} > Do you have any suggestions? RAID is not of interest.
} You might want to try Silicon Image based cards. They are not perfect,
} but available cheaply. E.g. the entry level Adaptec cards were using them.
Note that currently, only the Silicon Image SATAlink 3112 and 3114
are supported (see 'man satalink'). A driver for newer cards is being
}-- End of excerpt from Joerg Sonnenberger