Any successful installs on a Broadcom HT1000 chipset?

Barney Cordoba barney_cordoba at
Mon Nov 26 16:00:57 PST 2007

--- Mike Tancsa <mike at> wrote:

> At 07:26 AM 11/21/2007, Barney Cordoba wrote:
> >I've done a bit of research and it seems that this
> >chipset has been ignored for years now by the
> FreeBSD
> >team. Whats the reasoning for a major chipset used
> by
> I think you are jumping to conclusions.  I have a
> HT1000 chipset 
> board and have been using it just fine for some 
> time. 
> There obviously are some cases were it does not, so
> its harder to 
> track down than just a case of spending $150.  If
> you do have such a 
> board that does not work, perhaps make the offer of
> sending the 
> problem board to a developer who is interested in
> fixing the issue.
>          ---Mike 

Hello Mike,

It "works" in 6.x, albeit not in SATA mode, which kind
of detracts from using a really, really fast SATA
chipset. FreeBSD 7 doesn't work at all on the chipset
in any mode that can be set in the bios. You just get
signal 11s all over the place, bad file reads, etc.


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