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Date:      Sat, 21 Nov 2009 01:05:43 -0800
From:      perryh@pluto.rain.com
To:        rfg@tristatelogic.com
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: BTX Loader crashes -- Help wanted
Message-ID:  <4b07ad67.n7QqMn796VcAQPAj%perryh@pluto.rain.com>
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"Ronald F. Guilmette" <rfg@tristatelogic.com> wrote:
> If one can't even install from the distribution CDs/DVDs
> on perfectly good hardware ... it's not like the whole SATA
> interface standard is exactly ``new'' or anything anymore.)
>
> ... Should I stick my neck out and label this PR
> either severity==critical or priority==high ?

Before filing a PR at all, you might want to check what kind of
SATA controller chip you've got.  There have been several postings
on the FreeBSD lists reporting that the Silicon Image 3112 should
not be considered "perfectly good hardware".



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