SiI 3114 SATA support (plain disk mode)

Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC chad at
Thu Jun 10 18:51:34 GMT 2004

On Jun 10, 2004, at 12:48 PM, Chad Leigh -- Shire.Net LLC wrote:

> On May 12, 2004, at 12:33 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> In message <FFA2CCA5-A3DD-11D8-A0B4-003065A70D30 at>, "Chad 
>> Leigh -- Shi
>> re.Net LLC" writes:
>>> Hi
>>> I realize that the ATA/SATA support is evolving and ongoing.  I just
>>> wanted to know what the current level of support is for the SiI 3114
>>> SATA controller in -CURRENT.   I want to use it with plain old disks,
>>> not in any raid mode.
>>> I have a Tyan S2882 dual Opteron board running FreeBSD 5.2-CURRENT
>>> (updated May 11) running i386 version.
>> With the last commit from sos@ (yesterday I think) the Sil3114 works
>> on my S2882.
> Hi All
> Ok, I finally got around to upgrading to the latest -CURRENT around 
> 7am UTC June 10.  I re-enabled the SiL 3114 in plain disk mode in the 
> mb bios and booted.  There is one disk plugged into the mb SATA ports 
> and 2 still plugged in to the Promise controller I have been using.  
> (I also tried it with all 3 plugged into the mb).  On boot with the 
> latest -CURRENT, the system no longer crashes.  However, even though 
> the BIOS lists the disks correctly on POST, FreeBSD shows no SATA 
> disks.  (I boot off a SCSI RAID array on an Adaptec 2200S).

As a follow-on, here is the dmesg info showing both the promise and SiI 
3114 controllers

atapci0: <Promise PDC20375 SATA150 controller> port 
0xb000-0xb07f,0xb400-0xb40f,0xbc00-0xbc3f mem 
0xfeaa0000-0xfeabffff,0xfeafe000-0xfeafefff irq 16 at device 4.0 on 
atapci0: failed: rid 0x20 is memory, requested 4
ata2: at 0xfeafe000 on atapci0
ata3: at 0xfeafe000 on atapci0
ata4: at 0xfeafe000 on atapci0
atapci1: <SiI 3114 SATA150 controller> port 
mem 0xfeafdc00-0xfeafdfff irq 19 at device 5.0 on pci3
ata5: at 0xfeafdc00 on atapci1
ata6: at 0xfeafdc00 on atapci1
ata7: at 0xfeafdc00 on atapci1
ata8: at 0xfeafdc00 on atapci1


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