problems with AHCI on FreeBSD 8.2

Martin Sugioarto martin at
Tue Feb 14 19:51:48 UTC 2012

Am Tue, 14 Feb 2012 20:24:32 +0100
schrieb Harald Schmalzbauer <h.schmalzbauer at>:

> I guess it's always the firmware of the EcoGreen models which cause
> these problems. Your drive isn't EG...
> I don't remember exactly the different model numbers, but I'm sure
> they were all EcoGreen. The lower power consumption was the reason to
> choose these specific drives (different capacities and F2/F3 series
> tried), with acceptable performance loss - I thought. But it turned
> out that EcoGreen and NCQ as well as RAIDZ demands dont' fit
> together...


I intentionally did not buy any Eco or Green model because I don't like
them (Load_Cycle_Count bugs and so on). I realized, I like to use 1 Watt
more power but have the performance doubled.


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