Any successful installs on a Broadcom HT1000 chipset?

Barney Cordoba barney_cordoba at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 26 16:34:10 PST 2007


--- Mike Tancsa <mike at sentex.net> wrote:

> At 06:34 PM 11/26/2007, Barney Cordoba wrote:
>
>(http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/2007-November/079920.html)
> > > 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.
> 
> Hi,
>          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 
>
0xc080-0xc087,0xc000-0xc003,0xbc00-0xbc07,0xb880-0xb883,0xb800-0xb81f
> 
> 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 

Ah, we tested an early 6.2 and it didn't come up in
SATA mode. Well thats promising. If we can just figure
out what's wrong with 7 now. Hopefully Soren can
figure out what might have changed.

Barney


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