[Soekris] PCI-based SATA
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Dec 16 08:35:36 UTC 2008
In message <98C005E13F5C664F869F1E6B0766301E0308C9CC at wp201e001.au.oceania.intra
net>, "Rhys Frederick" writes:
>Has anyone had any experience using a Promise TX4 Sata card in the
>5501's PCI slot? I'm looking to connect a bunch of SATA drives to a
>5501. I realise the system is going to be limited by the 33Mhz PCI bus
>but wondering if anyone hass used it successfully. I'll probably be
>running the system with FreeBSD (M0n0 1.3 based distro) and FreeBSD
>seems to have good support for the promise-based cards.
It does not work for me.
I belive the problem is that the PLL calibration code in the TX4's
bios-rom does not run.
I have TX4 card waiting for Soren whenever he cares to pick it up.
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