ordering of ports on Promise PDC40718 SATA300 controller

Michal Mertl mime at traveller.cz
Tue May 9 13:08:07 UTC 2006

Rick C. Petty wrote:
> What determines the probing order of the ports/channels on the PDC40718
> (Promise TX4 SATA300 controller)?  The SATA ports are labeled "Port 1"
> through "Port 4".  I have a total of four of these cards, and all of
> them repeatably probe out of order:
> label	reported in FreeBSD
> ------	-------------------
> Port 1	<ATA channel 3>
> Port 2	<ATA channel 1>
> Port 3	<ATA channel 0>
> Port 4	<ATA channel 2>
> Has anyone else noticed this with these cards?  What can I do to fix it?
> I'm running both 6.0-RELEASE and RELENG_6_1 as of 2006-May-07.

I see that too but I don't care as long as it works :-).


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