SATA devices not added/probed from ICH7 sata300 controller,
FreeBSD7.0, 7.1beta, 8.0 Daily
Andrey V. Elsukov
bu7cher at yandex.ru
Wed Oct 15 00:49:18 PDT 2008
Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> This is why I ask: I see a Western Digital hard disk which shows up as
> ad0 on that system. It's claiming ATA100 mode, but there are features
> of the ICH7 (often called "Compatibility Mode" in BIOSes) which allow a
> SATA device to appear as a PATA device to work with older operating
> systems such as MS-DOS.
ad0 is a PATA disk and it attached to PATA channel.
>> The full output from a verbose boot can be found here:
>> http://pastebin.ca/1227417 ; The relevant (I think) section starts at
Did you try change SATA/IDE-related options in BIOS?
WBR, Andrey V. Elsukov
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