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Re: Nvidia MCP67 SATA controller
On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 07:30:41PM +0200, Dieter Baron wrote:
> the Nvidia MCP67 SATA controller does not work using the viaide driver
> (in native pci compatibility mode), as various users have reported.
MCP65 should also use this patch (I have one, same behavior), and
probably all the later nvidia versions as well.
> This works quite well most of the time, but sometimes the chip seems
> to get in a strange state after the switch. It then returns bogus
> data when identifying the drive:
> wd0 at atabus1 drive 0: <ST506>
> (or similar, written from memory) instead of
> wd0 at atabus1 drive 0: <Hitachi HDT725032VLA360>
> and hangs when trying to read from the disk (still during boot).
IME, it will also probably probe a ridiculously small drive size. I
believe this is a known issue with ahcisata.c, not limited to nvidia
cards, and so it's not something you've triggered.
David A. Holland
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