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

Aryeh M. Friedman aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 23:45:22 PST 2007

> If i right understand our driver code, the cause of problem is in the
> driver. There is two ways in the code path for ther ICH9 support:
> 1. AHCI mode.
> 2. Legacy mode.
> As i see from pciconf and dmesg output Aryeh's hardware not determined
> as an AHCI and driver use legacy way for interact with controller.
> In this case driver don't use any of SATA method's and can't determine
> drives speed.
After looking at the code it appears that post patch both the ICH
controller and the Marvell controller are flagged as AHCI devices.

Aryeh M. Friedman
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