Subject: Re: IQ31244 SATA non-functional
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Richard Earnshaw <Richard.Earnshaw@buzzard.freeserve.co.uk>
Date: 01/22/2005 09:20:37
On Fri, 21 Jan 2005 19:34:59 PST, Jason Thorpe wrote:
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> On Jan 21, 2005, at 2:37 PM, Richard Earnshaw wrote:
> > So we never attach the atabus and hence we never attach any disks :-(
> > Is this supposed to work?
> It certainly *used* to work, using using the GD31244 SATA controller's
> "legacy mode". But I haven't used a Red Canyon in quite some time, and
> I'm unlikely to run across another any time soon.
Yep, I think I've identified the problem. The chips are in DPA mode. The
manual talks about moving jumpers J11-14 to their alternate position, but
I can't find those anywhere.
And looking at the schematics it appears that on the Rev E boards, at
least, the DPA config pin is hard-wired :-( :-( :-(