Subject: Re: ATAPI UltraDMA questions...
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 03/01/2001 20:33:21
On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 10:16:39AM +0000, wrote:
> Hi,
> I have an Intel DE815EEA motherboard, complete with
> two IBM 30Gb ATA100 disks.  When the kernel boots,
> I'm happily informed that the drives are operating
> at UltraDMA mode 5 (which is ATA100).
> Do the drives actually operate at Mode 5 or is it a
> lesser mode (such as in other OS's like Li**x)?

The kernel prints 2 infos: what the drive supports, and what the
kernel uses. You should get these two lines with a 'dmesg' | grep wd0

I don't remenber if ATA-100 support was in 1.5 or if it has been pulled up
later ...

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.