Subject: Re: Import JMicron driver
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Pierrick Brossin <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/13/2006 17:37:51
On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 11:49:28PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> Is the JMicron controller AHCI-compliant ? If so it should work
> with ahci without much changes.

From their site:

- Compliant with Serial ATA AHCI (Advanced Host Controller Interface)
Spec. Reversion 1.0 

- Compliant with Bus Master Programming interface for IDE ATA
Controllers Revision 1.0 

- Compliant with PCI Express Base Spec. Revision 1.0a 

- Compliant with Serial ATA High Speed Serialized AT Attachment Spec.
Revision 1.0a 

- Compliant with Serial ATA II: Extensions to Serial ATA 1.0a Revision

- Compliant with Gen1m and Gen2m Serial ATA II: Electrical Spec.
Revision 1.0

> I'd assume this is for a controller in pciide-compat mode. In this case
> yes, you can create a jmicronide.c (of jmicronsata.c if this is a SATA
> controller). 

Well the DVD drive is recognized on pciide0 while the hd is recognized
on ahcisata1.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks for your time

-Pierrick Brossin