Sysinstall does not define SATA
freebsd at jdc.parodius.com
Fri Feb 26 15:34:47 UTC 2010
On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 07:19:25AM -0800, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 05:21:52PM +0300, oleg wrote:
> > Got some trouble. The Sysinstall program of FreeBSD 8.0 release does
> > not define SATA hard drives. Can`t create slices.
> > But that machine works correctly by Windows.
> > See attached dmesg file.
> The hard disks are seen by the system as classic PATA disks, operating
> in PIO4 mode, which probably indicates your BIOS is set to run the
> controller in "Emulation" mode. sysinstall should, I would think, see
> these disks since the kernel does.
> atapci1: <GENERIC ATA controller> port 0xd480-0xd487,0xd400-0xd403,0xd080-0xd087,0xd000-0xd003,0xcc00-0xcc0f mem 0xf9f76000-0xf9f77fff irq 9 at device 9.0 on pci0
> ata2: <ATA channel 0> on atapci1
> ata3: <ATA channel 1> on atapci1
> ad4: 305245MB <SAMSUNG HD321HJ 1AC01118> at ata2-master PIO4
> ad6: 476940MB <Seagate ST3500418AS CC38> at ata3-master PIO4
> I've never seen the vendor string "GENERIC ATA controller" before. What
> exact motherboard or SATA controller card is this? Can you provide a
> link to it?
Note to others on the list: mail to the OP results in an autoresponder
(not an SMTP-level bounce) stating the following:
> From: oleg <skat at aport.ru>
> To: Jeremy Chadwick <freebsd at jdc.parodius.com>
> Date: Fri, 26 Feb 2010 18:19:29 +0300
> Subject: Re: Sysinstall does not define SATA
> This mail box closed
So I'm not sure the OP is reachable or will see our responses.
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