Booting daily snapshot 2CSNAP-20040114-2345

Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai asmodai at
Fri Jan 23 06:25:48 PST 2004

-On [20040121 09:22], Jeroen (koffieyahoo at xxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
>1. Some of the SiS chipsets don't have an integrated south bridge, and work
>with a number of different south bridges. One of these chipsets is the

You mean SiS961 MuTIOL in this case?

>2. The 645dx chipset is not recognised by the code and it therefore assumes
>I have an udma33 controller.

I added the 645DX to the list of ata100 controllers.

>3. Unfortunately, I have a udma133 controller (note the "1") which must be
>initialised in a different way than all the other SiS dma controllers, doing
>the initialisation wrong the system hangs.
>This same problem also occurs in the complete FreeBSD 4 branch (4.8, 4.9,
>etc). It resolved in the FreeBSD 5 branch, but of course the ata code there
>is quite different.
>Considering the above, I think the question I should ask is: what is the
>status of ATAng, as reported in the "DragonFly Year-End summary for 2003"?

Like Matt and me said: ATAng is fun, but has issues.  Just like the
current stuff.

I really ought to sit down and just focus on the ATA code base for a

Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(at)> / asmodai / kita no mono
PGP fingerprint: 2D92 980E 45FE 2C28 9DB7  9D88 97E6 839B 2EAC 625B   |
Don't try to find the Answer where there ain't no Question here...

More information about the Bugs mailing list