Subject: Re: Very slow on Dell Latitude D630
To: Dinesh Nadarajah <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/09/2007 22:07:27
On Tue, Oct 09, 2007 at 02:55:29PM -0500, Dinesh Nadarajah wrote:
> I got around it just a few seconds back. It seems the BIOS lets one
> use the SATA controller in two modes: ATA and AHCI. When I selected
> AHCI it seems to work really well but not when set to ATA.

Yes, AHCI is supported on netbsd-4. In ATA mode, it's probably just
a matter of adding the right ID in a table. Any chance to get a dmesg
when the BIOS is in ATA mode ?

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference