Any successful installs on a Broadcom HT1000 chipset?

Travis Mikalson bofh at
Sun Nov 18 04:06:33 PST 2007

Pawel Worach wrote:
> Barney Cordoba wrote:
>> We can't get any flavor of Freebsd 7 to build or boot
>> successfully on an HT1000 MB.  We have 2 distinct MBs
>> and both have similar problems.
>> I noticed in the linux driver that they have the
>> HT1000 listed in their pci_quirks.c, and have
>> "quirk_disable_all_msi" set for it. I have no idea
>> what that means, but is FreeBSD doing something
>> similar? I haven't tested linux on this system yet,
>> but I hope to do so sometime this week.
> At the loader(8) prompt set the following two tunables:
> hw.pci.enable_msix=0
> hw.pci.enable_msi=0

I just tried this and it didn't help I'm afraid.

In more detail: I hooked up my SATA disk to my HT1000 motherboard's 
onboard SATA controller with those two tunables set to 0 and my data was 
still horribly corrupted quite quickly. It's just as bad with or without 
those tunables set to 0.

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