>> They're brand new cables, from promise, and I don't have this problem under linux (I get over 40 MB/s transfer rate with hdparm). However, I will try other cables eventually. If anyone has another idea, please let me know. Thanks,
Sorry for the double-post, i didn't know how to reply directly to a post. Hope this one works out. Ugo>> -- Try getting new cables. I have had a similar problem caused by bad cables before. On Thu, 24 Jul 2003 22:57:48 -0400 (EDT) Ugo Bellavance <iolubik at yahoo.ca> wrote: > Hi, > > --System > FreeBSD 4.8 release > It is a kernel that I recompiled only to enable SMP. > The same error comes with the generic stock generic > Kernel. > It is a dual Athlon MP 1800+ on a tyan MB. The Raid > card is a TX-2000 with 2 Hot swap superswap enclosure. > The only other IDE device, the cd-rom is on the IDE > controller on the motherboard. The raid is a RAID1 > with 2 Western Digital 80 Gb, 8 Mb cache, 7200rpm, > each of them is ont a separate channel. I checked the > cable and they are connected on the right side. I > even tried to put them the other way around and I get > the same error message. > > --Problem: FreeBSD only puts my drive in udma33 while > the Motherboard, cables, enclosures and drives support > udma100. I don't know if it is a bogus error, because > I don't know how to test it (like hdparm in linux). > > --Other data: > > output from dmesg > > atapci1: <Promise TX2 ATA133 controller> port > 0x1010-0x101f,0x1024-0x1027,0x1028-0x102f,0x1030-0x1033,0x1038-0x103f > mem 0xf0000000-0xf000ffff irq 2 at device 8.0 on pci0 > ad4: DMA limited to UDMA33, non-ATA66 cable or device > ad6: DMA limited to UDMA33, non-ATA66 cable or device > ar0: 1907348MB <ATA RAID1 array> [65535/255/63] > status: READY subdisks: > 0 READY ad4: 76319MB <WDC WD800JB-00CRA1> > [155061/16/63] at ata2-master UDMA33 > ad4: SuperSwap enclosure [FAN:4218rpm > TEMP:28.0C 5.022V 12.078V] > 1 READY ad6: 76319MB <WDC WD800JB-00CRA1> > [155061/16/63] at ata3-master UDMA33 > ad6: SuperSwap enclosure [FAN:4166rpm > TEMP:28.0C 4.941V 11.895V] > Jul 24 21:16:08 bibi /kernel: acd0: CDROM <HL-DT-ST > CD-ROM GCR-8520B> at ata1-master PIO4 > > output of atacontrol list > > atacontrol list > ATA channel 0: > Master: no device present > Slave: no device present > ATA channel 1: > Master: acd0 <HL-DT-ST CD-ROM GCR-8520B/1.00> > ATA/ATAPI rev 0 > Slave: no device present > ATA channel 2: > Master: ad4 <WDC WD800JB-00CRA1/17.07W17> > ATA/ATAPI rev 5 > Slave: no device present > ATA channel 3: > Master: ad6 <WDC WD800JB-00CRA1/17.07W17> > ATA/ATAPI rev 5 > Slave: no device present > > Nothing interesting in /var/log/messages > > Other logs can be provided upon request. I just don't > want to make the post too long. > > Thanks for your help. > > Ugo Bellavance _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"