Subject: Re: hardware compatability Re: Linux emulation, binary software, cluster/grid and SMP
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/07/2006 22:24:41
On Tue, Mar 07, 2006 at 01:12:56PM -0800, wrote:
> In message <>Manuel Bouyer writes
> >On Tue, Mar 07, 2006 at 12:28:05PM -0500, George Georgalis wrote:
> >> [...]
> >> sata_svw version 1.05
> >
> >Serverworks K2 SATA maybe ?
> >I commited a driver for this yesterday. 
> I dunno, but I hear a reliable rumour that the bcm5780s are very
> likely integrated inside a Broadcom/Serverworks HT-2000.  (Though the
> 1000base-SX looks ... odd).
> Given that it's a blade, where space is tight, I'd guess it
> highly-integrated [sic] "southbridge", maybe an HT-1000.  What's a
> Serverworks K2? Does your driver for the Severworks K2 support the
> (sic) SATA-II ports on the HT-1000, or is it something completely
> different?

I don't really know, I would need the PCI ID in order to tell.
I just reviewed and commited the driver, Joerg Sonnenberger sent it to
me in private mail and tested my changes.

> (And can we get these pulled up to NetBSD-3 once they're known to be
> stable and reliable?)

Yes, it's really easy (just a couple of files in pci/ and an entry in pcidevs).

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