Subject: Re: does NetBSD support Intel ICH8 ?
To: Pierrick Brossin <email@example.com>
From: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/21/2006 12:06:27
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On Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 11:45:53AM +0100, Pierrick Brossin wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 21, 2006 at 11:25:12AM +0100, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> > That's incorrect. NetBSD doesn't do AHCI. There is code in -current
> > that tries to switch ICH7 and ulterior to IDE mode automagically.
> Since when ?
A few months.
> I tried some days ago and it didn't do anything.
The PCI IDs list might be incomplete.
> Using the BIOS to do so did help.
That's the practice I recommend, anyway. I'm tempted to whack that
code, I don't like automagic actions made by the kernel, especially
when it changes the PCI device ID of the said device; you're probing
something that changes into another.
Quentin Garnier - email@example.com - cube@NetBSD.org
"You could have made it, spitting out benchmarks
Owe it to yourself not to fail"
Amplifico, Spitting Out Benchmarks, Hometakes Vol. 2, 2005.
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