Any successful installs on a Broadcom HT1000 chipset?

Mike Tancsa mike at
Mon Nov 26 16:14:21 PST 2007

At 06:34 PM 11/26/2007, Barney Cordoba wrote:
> > 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.

         I thought thats what I was using ?

# atacontrol info ata2
Master:  ad4 <ST380811AS/3.AAE> Serial ATA II
Slave:       no device present

# atacontrol cap ad4

Protocol              Serial ATA II
device model          ST380811AS
serial number         6PS0C1LW
firmware revision     3.AAE
cylinders             16383
heads                 16
sectors/track         63
lba supported         156301488 sectors
lba48 supported       156301488 sectors
dma supported
overlap not supported

Feature                      Support  Enable    Value           Vendor
write cache                    yes      yes
read ahead                     yes      yes
Native Command Queuing (NCQ)   yes       -      31/0x1F
Tagged Command Queuing (TCQ)   no       no      31/0x1F
SMART                          yes      yes
microcode download             yes      yes
security                       yes      no
power management               yes      yes
advanced power management      no       no      65278/0xFEFE
automatic acoustic management  no       no      0/0x00  208/0xD0

# grep HT /var/run/dmesg.boot
atapci0: <ServerWorks HT1000 SATA150 controller> port 
mem 0xff3fe000-0xff3fffff irq 11 at device 14.0 on pci1
atapci1: <ServerWorks HT1000 UDMA100 controller> port 
0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6,0x170-0x177,0x376,0xffa0-0xffaf at device 2.1 on pci0

6.3-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 6.3-PRERELEASE #1: Thu Oct 25 21:54:13 EDT 2007 

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