Subject: Re: AHCI support for SATA devices?
To: Thor Lancelot Simon <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/14/2005 20:44:50
On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 01:32:24PM -0500, Thor Lancelot Simon wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 14, 2005 at 07:16:22PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > 
> > Do you know an add-on PCI adapter that has the AHCI interface ?
> > Hum, maybe the last DELL I have at work have AHCI on the motherboard,
> > I'll have a look.
> I hear contradictory things about whether the newest SiI chips support
> AHCI.  A machine with an Intel ICH6 or ICH7 chipset should.

OK, so my newer desktop should have it. I'll see if I can spare one,
and use it to work on this.
Don't expect anything before january though

Do you have a pointer to the AHCI interface documentation handy ?

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