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port-amd64/42980: satalink DMA fails under amd64
>Synopsis: satalink DMA fails under amd64
>Arrival-Date: Mon Mar 15 23:35:00 +0000 2010
>Originator: Julian Bourne
NetBSD 5.0.2 (XEN3_DOM0) #0
The satalink driver doesn't support DMA under NetBSD 5.0.2 amd64. It works
properly on exactly the same hardware under NetBSD 5.0.2 i386.
satalink0 at pci1 dev 9 function 0
satalink0: Silicon Image SATALink 3512 (rev. 0x01)
satalink0: SATALink BA5 register space disabled
satalink0: bus-master DMA support present
satalink0: primary channel wired to native-PCI mode
satalink0: using ioapic0 pin 17, event channel 10 for native-PCI interrupt
atabus1 at satalink0 channel 0
satalink0: secondary channel wired to native-PCI mode
atabus2 at satalink0 channel 1
satalink0: port 0: device present, speed: 1.5Gb/s
satalink0: port 1: device present, speed: 1.5Gb/s
satalink0:0: unable to create xfer table DMA map for drive 0, error=22
wd0(satalink0:0:0): using PIO mode 4
satalink0:1: unable to create xfer table DMA map for drive 0, error=22
wd1(satalink0:1:0): using PIO mode 4
Use an amd64 system equipped with a PCI bus and a SataLink 3512 card. Boot
with NetBSD 5.0.2 amd64 (xen or native); it fails with the message described,
and falls back to PIO mode 4 giving about 3MB/s for attached devices.
Boot with NetBSD 5.0.2 i386 (native); it succeeds for DMA and gives about
100MB/s for attached devices (in this case a pair of WD7500AALS drives).
Not sure exactly how to solve the problem, but I did look at the satalink code
and it seems like it *might* be failing because it requests 32bit memory,
rather than 64bit memory for DMA.
I have the time and energy to devote to fixing this - but I'd rather do it in a
coordinated way with the port maintainer and owner of the satalink code.
Contact me and I can test/debug etc.
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