[ATA] and re(4) stability issues

Victor Balada Diaz victor at bsdes.net
Thu Dec 11 00:00:27 PST 2008

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 05:05:59AM +1100, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On 2008-Dec-10 10:55:35 +0100, Søren Schmidt <sos at freebsd.org> wrote:
> >And you will not use 64bit DMA even if the chipset supports it.  
> >However I have not seen any chipsets supporting this fail, YMMV as  
> >usual :)
> There's a reference in wikipedia pointing to
> http://www.mail-archive.com/linux-ide@vger.kernel.org/msg06694.html
> that claims the AMD/ATI SB600 lies about supporting 64-bit DMA in AHCI
> mode.  I have a SB600 but it doesn't have >4GB to test on.

I have 6 GB of RAM and can test patches, so once i'm done with the re(4)
side of things i'll try commenting the code Soren's suggested and see
if that improves the situation.


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