freebsd problem: Cannot detect Hard Disk (SATA)
yokean1 at hotmail.com
Wed Jan 19 04:49:15 PST 2005
Hi Xin LI,
Thanks for your quick update.
I knew FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE can support SATA without doing any
configuration. But the problem is my application cannot support
FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE. They only support FreeBSD 4.8-RELEASE. So I need
to get ICH5 support. Any idea?
>From: Xin LI <delphij at frontfree.net>
>To: yoke an <yokean1 at hotmail.com>
>CC: freebsd-hackers at freebsd.org
>Subject: Re: freebsd problem: Cannot detect Hard Disk (SATA)
>Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 20:39:03 +0800
>On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 08:19:39PM +0800, yoke an wrote:
> > Hi ,
> > We have recently purchased Tyan Transport GX21 (B2735G21S2) with
> > i7501R S2735-8M motherboard. I'm trying to install FreeBSD v4.8
> > cannot detect my hard disk during the installation. I think the
> > problem should be the SATA driver. Coz I'm currently using SATA
> > instead of IDE/ATAPI.
> > Is FreeBSD v4.8 support SATA or any available free downld driver
> > SATA? Can I use "ICH5-R SATA Chip driver " for supporting
> > v4.8? If yes, where can i downld it?
> > HW spec:
> > HDD model: Seagate, ST380013AS.
> > Motherboard : Tiger i7501R S2735-8M
> > Hope the above info is sufficient for you.
>My suggestion is that you use FreeBSD 5.3-RELEASE instead of
>that can provide better support for SATA and don't need the extra
>backporting the driver. FreeBSD can be freely obtained from most
>FreeBSD mirrors, and you can support the development of FreeBSD,
>purchasing CD sets from FreeBSD Mall and other vendors listed on
>Xin LI <delphij frontfree net> http://www.delphij.net/
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