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Re: support for SATA port multipliers
On Thu, Feb 02, 2012 at 05:56:28PM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
> On 2 February 2012 17:14, Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
> > On Thu, Feb 02, 2012 at 04:18:10PM +0000, David Brownlee wrote:
> >> What sort of hardware are we looking at here for the port multiplier?
> >> Something like http://www.cooldrives.com/siseata5pomu.html ?
> > I'm not sure this is a simple port multiplier (in the SATA specs sense);
> > it looks like a RAID controller so I suspect it appears as a single SATA
> > drive on the host side.
> It quotes itself as "SATA Port Multiplier spec. compliant", and the SI
> chip page seems
> to indicate so: http://www.siliconimage.com/products/product.aspx?pid=74
> I suspect it has multiple modes?
Reading the docs, it looks like in JBOD mode it acts as a simple port
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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