ALi SATA controller
sos at deepcore.dk
Tue Feb 27 06:56:46 UTC 2007
Bruce M. Simpson wrote:
> I have experienced the same regression since 6.2 was branched on an
> ASUS amd64 Vintage-PE1 box.
> Juraj Lutter wrote:
>> Feb 26 21:45:25 river kernel: atapci0: <AcerLabs M5229 UDMA133
>> controller> port 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6,0x170-0x177,0x376,0xff00-0xff0f at
>> device 31.0 on pci0
>> Feb 26 21:45:25 river kernel: ata0: <ATA channel 0> on atapci0
>> Feb 26 21:45:25 river kernel: ata1: <ATA channel 1> on atapci0
>> Feb 26 21:45:25 river kernel: atapci1: <AcerLabs M5287 SATA150
>> controller> port
>> mem 0xfe8ff400-0xfe8ff7ff irq 21 at device 31.1 on pci0
>> Feb 26 21:45:25 river kernel: atapci1: AHCI controller reset failure
>> Feb 26 21:45:25 river kernel: device_attach: atapci1 attach returned 6
> I'm sure I reported this to the list around 4th December 2006.
> My workaround was to install another SATA controller in the PCI-e slot
> and use that instead for the root disk. I think CURRENT also suffers
> from this problem. I think the last release which worked OK was 6.1.
The problem is that your BIOS registers the resources used for AHCI
operation but apparently hasn't really enabled them.
Look for an option in the BIOS to turn on/off AHCI mode.
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