ATA READ command timeout (and worse)

.VWV. victorvittorivonwiktow at
Wed Jul 2 17:09:13 PDT 2003

Stephen McKay wrote:
> On Tuesday, 24th June 2003, Stephen McKay wrote:
> - As of very recently, SiI 0680 on -current should be OK (I've not
>   tried it though).
> - Only use one channel of the SiI 0680 in 4.7/4.8/-stable unless you
>   want occasional horrible failures.
> - There should be a fix in -stable soon.
> Cheers,
> Stephen.
As a hardware enthusiast, I'm always happy when someone solves his problem.
ATA has always been my pain, starting from controllers and ending to cdrdao
drivers. On the other hand, with FreeBSD there is more compatibility than
with Lin, as for controllers.


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