SATA300 Controllers

Wilko Bulte wb at
Thu Jul 6 19:55:20 UTC 2006

On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 08:02:55PM -0500, Derrick T. Woolworth wrote..
> Hello all,
> Sorry for cross-posting, but these issues seem relevant for lists...
> Has anyone had success with SATA300 controllers with FreeBSD 6.1?  I've been
> trying Promise and nVidia nForce4 and I'm not having any luck.  Using a MSI
> K8NGM2-L motherboard and others, but 6.1's installation hangs as soon as it
> sees ad4.  I've also tried using an Adaptec 1210SA controller and had zero

Well, just as a datapoint this works fine for me:

wb at freebie ~: dmesg|grep -i Prom
atapci0: <Promise PDC20771 SATA300 controller> port
0xd480-0xd4ff,0xd000-0xd0ff mem 0xf7ff6000-0xf7ff6fff,0xf7fa0000-0xf7fbffff
irq 21 at device 13.0 on pci2
ar0: 238475MB <Promise Fasttrak RAID1> status: READY
wb at freebie ~: uname -a
FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE #2: Wed Jun 14
22:01:33 CEST 2006     root at

Wilko Bulte				wilko at

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