[Soekris] net5501 - Enabling udma/66+ and reliability
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Jan 20 06:26:10 UTC 2009
In message <497500C9.8010900 at megahurts.dk>, Rune Petersen writes:
>1) Is there a "nicer" way to enable udma/66+ speeds on the net5501 rather than
>hacking the ata driver?
No, not currently.
>2) Is the 80-wire simply broken on the net5501 or isn't udma/66+ speeds supported?
Søren didn't do the 80-wire trick correctly.
>3) since it doesn't work "out of the box"; I have to ask if it is considered
>safe to run a SATA disk at udma/100.
You shouldn't get too much trouble with it, but the performance gain
in practice is also limited.
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