Hey Will and Soren! :)
On Sep 29, 2003, at 2:38 PM, Will Andrews wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2003 at 09:13:48PM +0200, Soren Schmidt wrote:
>> First off, there is ONLY support for Promise and HPT "soft RAID"
>> in the ATA driver, other vendors products are *not* supported (yet).
>> Second, there seem to be a problem with some sil3112 setups where
>> timeouts and what not ruins the lunch, but so far I've not been
>> able to reproduce..
> I am still unable to use my SATA drive, it's probed incorrectly
> as I posted earlier. Reverting to the August 10th 00:00 UTC
> kernel fixes this problem, so I concluded that ATAng broke this.
I am not running a very recent CURRENT but I do have ATAng from a fairly
early point and it works here. [I have the same chipset as Will
> If it makes any difference, my model is a SiI3112 RAID
> controller, but I only have one drive and it probes as ad4... the
> situation doesn't improve any if I add "ataraid". But maybe
> ATAng doesn't take into account the difference between a "normal"
> and a "RAID" SiI 3112, if any?
Even Linux probes both disks even though I have but one.
I don't use any RAID capabilities beyond enabling the hardware to access
> Here are my dmesg's again (Sep 18th, Aug 10th kernels):
> The problem shown in the first dmesg still showed itself when I
> tried a new kernel on Sep 25th.
I'd have to reboot and see how recent my FreeBSD stuff is... I have been
rather distracted by the job which pays me salary :).
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