Subject: Re: SATA DVD support?
To: Berndt Josef Wulf <>
From: Takayoshi Kochi <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/12/2007 23:03:27

On Dec 12, 2007 10:36 AM, Takayoshi Kochi <> wrote:
> Hi,
> > I solved my problem. I used a new motherboard with a BIOS that, unknown to me
> > until I looked for it, had the controller option set to RAID. The other
> > options were SATA and AHCI. The controller works in SATA and AHCI mode, the
> > latter I use know. Unfortunately, RAID mode for this controller is currently
> > not supported.
> My motherboard doesn't have RAID (not ICH9R, ICH9) and it seems my problem
> is different from yours.  But I'll check any BIOS options available for my PC.

I tried to turn off AHCI mode in ICH9 (running compatibility mode) and it was
successfull, wd0, wd1 and cd0 were correctly detected and worked.

So there is a workaround, but this is not a permanent solution for
sataahci driver.
Shall I file a PR?

Takayoshi Kochi