Onboard SATA Controller of Intel DH55HC Motherboard (FreeBSD 7.3 & FreeBSD 8.1)

perryh at pluto.rain.com perryh at pluto.rain.com
Tue Jan 25 08:00:59 UTC 2011

Bahman Kahinpour <bahman.linux at gmail.com> wrote:

> Is AHCI mode the best mode for SATA controller?
> (highest speed, utilizing all fancy features, ...)

In general, probably yes, provided the combination of hardware
and driver actually works properly _all_ the time :)

AHCI is new enough that the occasional hardware erratum or
driver bug might be more likely than with an older technology
such as IDE or ATA.

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