Broadcom ServerWorks HT-1000 support in OpenBSD

Mike Jakubik mikej at
Wed Oct 18 13:30:19 PDT 2006

Søren Schmidt wrote:
> Martin Nilsson wrote:
>> Are you working on supporting the MMIO mode for SATA? (the one used 
>> by Linux - which does not support IDE mode!) There is also a really 
>> nice RAID mode (for a non HW-raid solution!) that depends on a binary 
>> blob from Broadcom available only for Linux/Windows.
> I have proper PATA support done, and SATA MMIO mode is also working in 
> a proof of concept mode here, the problem beeing lack lack of decent 
> docs.
> I'll look at the RAID stuff when I have the HW support licked, it 
> should be an easy job adding support for it to ataraid. 

I understand that this is still a work in progress. Would running 
FreeBSD on a SCSI server (HP ProLiant DL385 G2) with the currently 
unsupported Serverworks HT-2100 Northbridge and HT1000 Southbridge 
chipset have any negative effects in terms of performance/stability?

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