SATA II drives
pauls at utdallas.edu
Sat Jan 20 17:21:18 UTC 2007
--On January 20, 2007 7:06:27 AM +0000 rcugini at netzero.net wrote:
> I have a Promise Tx4 SATA II card with a 1/4 terabyte SATA II Western
> digital drive. This drive has some free space, a windows partition and
> a Mepis 6.0 Linux partition.
> Will BSD work with a SATA II drive? Will it "see" the other operating
FreeBSD utd59514.utdallas.edu 6.0-SECURITY FreeBSD 6.0-SECURITY #0: Tue
Apr 18 08:56:09 UTC 2006
root at builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
ad4: 238418MB <Maxtor 7Y250M0 YAR51HW0> at ata2-master SATA150
ad5: 238418MB <Maxtor 7Y250M0 YAR51HW0> at ata2-slave SATA150
These are two 300GB drives.
This machine has Windows XP SP2 installed as well, although I never use
it. After the original install, I've booted into Windows twice to update
the patches. (Probably should do that again some time.)
I use FreeBSD's native boot manager. It "sees" Windows XP as "Other".
Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas
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