> It seems Warner Losh wrote:
> > In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Soren Schmidt writes:
> > : Ehm, is that a warning you have written or ?? I certainly havn't
> > : issued this warning as the maintainer/author of the ata driver...
> > I think that I wrote it, and that it is basically wrong. I'll look
> > into correcting it.
> > I think that the warnding should likely be changed to:
> > if you have crappy disks, you'll be beter off in pio mode :-)
> Good wording :)
Uhm. There is no way to turn it off when you do an installation.
Interesting that those same disks work in the same UDMA33 mode on
another motherboard with a different chipset. I have tried both
Samsung and Seagate disks. I have also tried more than one
motherboard and they do the same, so it isn't just a faulty board.
I have also installed FreeBSD 3.4 on it and worked fine. I have
also enabled DMA on that with flags setting and that also worked
> I've run tests on everything I can get my hands on with my MVP3
> based chaintec board, and it "just works", so I dont think the
> ata driver has a problem with this chipset.
> However as I said earlier, it _could_ be that VIA has changed
> vital things in a new rev of the 82c586, but I havn't seen any
> evidence to this (yet)...
A verbose dmesg with version numbers was sent in an email to -current
with this id:
But then maybe it is just me that have the problem.
John Hay -- [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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