SiS 180 and SATA Hard drives

Yuri Pankov yuri.pankov at
Fri Mar 7 09:04:21 UTC 2008

On Fri, Mar 07, 2008 at 09:50:23AM +0200, Jaco le Roux wrote:
> Hi, I already sent a message to hardware@, I'm hoping I might find a
> response here
> I have an Asus P4S-800D motherboard with SATA hard drives running from
> a SiS 180/181 RAID Controller (VEN_1039 & DEV_0180, according to
> Windows XP). They are not set to RAID mode however, it is merely a
> RAID controllor taking charge of the SATA hard drives. My problem is
> the following: when I enter 'sysinstall' and do a Standard Install,
> freebsd does not detect any hard disks. According to the 'ata(4)' man
> page, the SiS 180 controller is supported and I see the controller
> detected/being loaded at boot time. I have links to other people
> experiencing similar problems too:
>  And a few others of which I lost the urls. I have also tried this on
> both RELEASE of 6.3 and 7.0. Does anyone have any ideas?
>  Thanks, much appreciated

Just a "me too".


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