FreeBSD 5.3 freezes under heavy hdd load

Pertti Kosunen pertti.kosunen at
Sun Mar 27 07:04:43 PST 2005

James Seward wrote:

>I am also attempting to upgrade my system to a newer cvs but
>unfortunately I can't buildkernel on it - it'll either panic or
>generate enough timeouts to make "make" fail. If anyone could point me
>at a HOWTO or similar on cross-compiling then I'll compile it on my
>other machine instead (2xP3-1Ghz vs my desktop being an Athlon XP

Can PIO modes be used with SATA controller? It should compile in PIO 
mode if it's possible.

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