Subject: Re: new SATA controller/drive _very_ slow (PIO mode 0)
To: Jim Bernard <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 12/24/2007 19:10:03
On Sun, Dec 23, 2007 at 07:14:48PM -0700, Jim Bernard wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 23, 2007 at 07:09:35PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > > The fact that it worked at full speed with dma under knoppix indicates that
> > > it can be done. The question is how difficult it is to fix, and whether it's
> > > preferable just to buy a different card and hope it works better, i.e., that
> > > it's a problem with support for the card and not a drive quirk.
> > It may be a drive problem at this point. The best way to know would be
> > to test the controller with another drive, if you have one handy.
> I don't have another one, unfortunately. Keep in mind that it worked fine
> under knoppix (linux on a cd) with dma, so it seems difficult to see how
> there could be a problem with either the card or the drive.
Knowing if this controller works fine with another drive, or this drive with
another controller, would help a lot to locate the problem under NetBSD.
The fact that it works with knoppix indicates it can work, but it doesn't
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference