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Re: kern/45034: Satalink driver downgrades from DMA to PIO 4 from soft errors (sandpoint/PowerPc)

On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 03:00:01PM +0000, wrote:
> When performing large file transfers (tested over NFS) onto harddrives 
> attached to silicon image 3512 controller, soft errors occur and causes the 
> satalink driver to downgrade from DMA to PIO 4 mode, causing big performance 
> penalty.
> This has been tested with all for available SATA channels (my system has  
> 2x2-port controllers) and with different harddrives and SATA cables.
> After rebooting, the harddrives function at full speed again but when large 
> transfers are started, soft errors occur after a short while.

please give more details about the error (the kernel messages for

Manuel Bouyer <>
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