How solid is SATA support?

Darren Pilgrim dmp at
Mon Aug 16 02:47:44 PDT 2004

> From: Søren Schmidt [mailto:sos at] 
> Darren Pilgrim wrote:
> > How solid is SATA support in RELENG_5_2?  I have a Promise SATA150
> > TX2plus and a HighPoint Rocket 1520 on hand.  Which would be a
> > choice?  I'm using newer (8MB cache) Western Digital disks, if it
> > matters.
> You should use the Promise hands down...
> However you might want to use -current or soon to bo 5.3 to get the 
> latest SATA support...

I know the code freeze for 5.3 started on the 15th.  What's the expected
release date?

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