It shouldn't be an problem as long as you upgrade the BIOS in the
atacontroller. I'm using an Promise Fasttrak 100 (without TX2) on two
200Gb drives. With the newest bios the controller can use drives over

Heikki Soerum, Norway.

On Wed, 26 May 2004 11:53:24 +0200
Stijn Hoop <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

>On Wed, May 26, 2004 at 11:15:02AM +0200, Frank Mueller wrote:
>> I have FBSD -STABLE running on a Promise Fasttrak 100 TX2 (latest
>BIOS) with> 2 160GB HDDs as RAID1 and it is running fine.
>OK, but I have the older non-raid just ATA100 controller version, which
>is why I suspect it might not work.
>To be more precies, my cards (I have 3 in the machine) identify as
>atapci0: <Promise ATA100 controller> port
>mem 0xe1000000-0xe101ffff irq 5 at device 8.0 on pci1 atapci1: <Promise
>ATA100 controller> port
>mem 0xe1020000-0xe103ffff irq 10 at device 9.0 on pci1 atapci2:
><Promise ATA100 controller> port
>mem 0xe1040000-0xe105ffff irq 11 at device 10.0 on pci1
>Unfortunately I don't have any other model numbers right now, but based
>on the Promise website I think it is an Ultra100 (non-TX2 version).
>Anyway, I should have done some more research myself before asking this
>question because the Ultra100 does have support with an updated BIOS (I
>missed this the first time apparently):
>Thanks for the response though, it caused me to search the Promise site
>again :)
>Help Wanted: Telepath. You know where to apply.

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