JMicron JMB363 PCIe controler doesn't work
freebsd.user at seibercom.net
Sat Nov 13 14:51:27 UTC 2010
On Sat, 13 Nov 2010 14:58:03 +0100 (CET)
Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at tensor.gdynia.pl> articulated:
> > I have motherboard with total 8 SATA ports but seems it's broken as
> > i'm having regular server hangs after heavy disk I/O, usually with
> > messages about disconnected AHCI device. cables ARE OK.
> > i bought extra controllers - 2 2-port PCIe based on said chipset.
> > to make things more strange - 2 of 8 motherboard SATA ports ARE
> > JMB363 based too!
> > on motherboard ports are all detected by AHCI driver.
> > THE same chips on cards are NOT detected as AHCI.
> > pciconv shows they are in ATA/RAID mode.
> > But builtin controller BIOS does not allow setting it in AHCI mode.
> > tried ata/atadisk driver - it doesn't attach disk at all, but just
> > waits 15 seconds on each port where disk is connected at boot.
> > Disks ARE properly attached, as cards BIOS shows them up properly.
> > How can FreeBSD be set up to simply force switching to AHCI mode on
> > that chips?
> nobody knows? or just this mail was missed within hundreds of trash
> about why devil is a mascot or tips for installing windows.
Except for the "top Posting" (corrected) faux pas, that is the best
answer I have seen here in quite awhile.
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