Subject: Re: SATA support inside netBSD
To: Krishna Ramanathan <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/18/2003 23:18:21
On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 01:47:46AM -0800, Krishna Ramanathan wrote:
> Hello All, 
> I have a A7N8X-X (not delux) motherboard, from ASUS. 
> >From what i see and read, it has no support for SATA,
> no controllers on board, no bios support. 
> Would I be able to access a SATA HDD using a PCI SATA
> adapter ? IMHO, I think I should be able to.. but I

Yes, some SATA controllers are supported in current.

> figured I'd let the more knowledgible decide...
> Also, to what extent has SATA support inside NetBSD
> 1.6.1 been cooked ? I read some postings about some
> adapters not being supported. Do shed some light on
> this.

But I don't think any of these were supported in 1.6.1

Manuel Bouyer <>
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