[ANNOUNCEMENT] Wiki for discussing P35/IHC9(R)/SATA issues set up

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Tue Nov 6 01:14:23 PST 2007


On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 03:31:35AM -0500, Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
> Xin LI wrote:
> >
> >
> > Yes (so that you get the correct speed of ICH9, ironically I have
> > misunderstood the spec).  I am working on a new patch.
> 
> The speeds are still incorrect (150 instead of 300)

According to the thread and Wiki data I see, you're complaining that the
following two devices on your SATA bus are SATA150 when they should be
SATA300, correct?

    Master:  ad8 <ST3500630AS/3.AAE> Serial ATA v1.0
    Master: acd0 <TSSTcorpCD/DVDW SH-S183L/SB01> Serial ATA v1.0

1) Have you verified that the SATA150-limiting jumper on your Seagate
   drive has been removed?  SATA300 drives from Seagate come from the
   factory with that jumper connected, limiting the drive to SATA150.

2) Do you happen to be using a PATA-to-SATA adapter on the DVD drive?

3) If No to #2, are you sure that the ICH9 does SATA300 with ATAPI
   devices?  Does the mainboard BIOS even support it for ATAPI?

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