New Marvell SATA driver for testing

Kristof Provost kristof at
Tue May 4 19:17:17 UTC 2010

On 2010-05-04 08:11:09 (+0300), Alexander Motin <mav at> wrote:
> Kristof Provost wrote:
> > I've done a quick test on my Orion (88F5182) based device. It seems to
> > be working fine. It detects a SATA hard disk, reads/writes, ...
> > I wasn't able to mount a filesystem from the disk but that could have
> > been me.
> What kind of problems? Could you confirm it?

The error I got was:
mount /dev/ad0s1a /mnt
mount: /dev/ad0s1a : Operation not supported by device

I was right though: it was my fault. Mounting an FFS file system works
better if you actually compile it into your kernel.
Once I did that I could mount the partition and read/write.


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