nForce 4, SATA Drive only runs at UDMA33?

Søren Schmidt sos at
Tue May 24 23:19:50 PDT 2005

On 25/05/2005, at 4:17, alan bryan wrote:

> --- Søren Schmidt <sos at> wrote:
>>> Is there anything in -CURRENT that would help this
>> to
>>> work better than 5-STABLE plus the ATA mkIII "n"
>>> patches?
>> Yes, I've done quite a bit of changes that affects
>> this on -current.
>> However its done blindfolded since I dont have a
>> nForce4 based system
>> here yet (but should soon).
>> - Søren
> How soon is "soon"?  I may be able to send you some
> hardware too if that would be helpful.

"one of these days" it should be in transit..

> I tried a -CURRENT kernel today but didn't
> build/install world or anything else as I don't want
> to mess up this machines 5.4 installation.  The result
> was that it now seems to identify all the atapici0 -
> atapici3 controllers and doesn't do the repeated
> DISCONNECTED/CONNECTED messages but it still panicked
> near the end of the bootup process, around the USB
> area.
> I called a friend today who has a spare SATA drive I
> can borrow so I'll be picking that up tomorrow and
> I'll swap out drives and do a fresh -CURRENT install
> tomorrow on that new drive to see if I can get it any
> further along towards a successful boot.  I'll report
> back with my findings.

OK, let me know, I'll be away from mail Thurday to Sunday, so if I  
dont respond as quickly as usual you know why...

- Søren

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