sata atapi on ich9r

Sean C. Farley scf at FreeBSD.org
Sat Nov 3 09:07:25 PDT 2007


On Sat, 3 Nov 2007, samira wrote:

> hi
>
> I have some problem using sata atapi devices on my gigabyte p35-ds4.
> The controller is in ahci mode. There are two kinds of dvd-devices
> 1). DVDROM <ASUS DVD-E616A3T/1.11>
> 2). DVDR <Optiarc DVD RW AD-7170S/1.00>
> System is a 7.0-BETA2.

I have a Asus P5K-E/WiFi with a DVDR <LITE-ON DVDRW LH-20A1S/9L08>.

> If I have "atapicam" in the kernel, the system freezes at boot, well
> not exactly freezing, but giving
> acd0: FAILURE - INQURY timed out
> acd0: FAILURE - INQURY timed out
> over and over, where acd0 is one of the asus dvd drives.
>
> Removing atapicam from kernel does help. I can boot, provided there
> are no cds/dvds in the drives.

I have heard that blank CD's during boot will prevent booting.

> But trying to play a dvd fails with
> acd0: WARNING - SETFEATURES SET TRANSFER MODE taskqueue timeout - completing 
> request directly
> acd0: WARNING - SETFEATURES SET TRANSFER MODE taskqueue timeout - completing 
> request directly
> acd0: FAILURE - SEND_KEY timed out
> acd0: FAILURE - MODE_SENSE_BIG timed out
> no matter, if I try on optiarc/asus.

I have seen similar messages on my work computer with a different SATA
DVD drive.

I can get other warnings with:
dd if=/dev/acd0 of=/dev/null bs=10M count=1

With verbose boot:
Nov  2 23:09:31 thor kernel: ata7: reiniting channel ..
Nov  2 23:09:31 thor kernel: ata7: SATA connect time=0ms
Nov  2 23:09:31 thor kernel: ata7: SIGNATURE: eb140101
Nov  2 23:09:31 thor kernel: ata7: ahci_reset devices=0x4<ATAPI_MASTER>
Nov  2 23:09:31 thor kernel: ata7: reinit done ..
Nov  2 23:09:31 thor kernel: acd0: TIMEOUT - READ_BIG retrying (1 retry left)
Nov  2 23:10:03 thor kernel: ata7: reiniting channel ..
Nov  2 23:10:03 thor kernel: ata7: SATA connect time=0ms
Nov  2 23:10:03 thor kernel: ata7: SIGNATURE: eb140101
Nov  2 23:10:03 thor kernel: ata7: ahci_reset devices=0x4<ATAPI_MASTER>
Nov  2 23:10:03 thor kernel: ata7: reinit done ..
Nov  2 23:10:03 thor kernel: acd0: TIMEOUT - READ_BIG retrying (0 retries left)
Nov  2 23:10:34 thor kernel: ata7: reiniting channel ..
Nov  2 23:10:34 thor kernel: ata7: SATA connect time=0ms
Nov  2 23:10:34 thor kernel: ata7: SIGNATURE: eb140101
Nov  2 23:10:34 thor kernel: ata7: ahci_reset devices=0x4<ATAPI_MASTER>
Nov  2 23:10:34 thor kernel: ata7: reinit done ..
Nov  2 23:10:34 thor kernel: acd0: FAILURE - READ_BIG timed out

> I can mount data cds. But the system freezes for about one minute
> when doing so.

Unfortunately, I can only confirm your problems.

Sean
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