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Date:      Tue, 25 Jan 2011 00:13:29 +1000
From:      Da Rock <freebsd-questions@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Onboard SATA Controller of Intel DH55HC Motherboard (FreeBSD 7.3 & FreeBSD 8.1)
Message-ID:  <4D3D8909.7040408@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
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On 01/25/11 00:01, Bahman Kahinpour wrote:
> Do you mean that both traditional IDE drives and these new SATA drives
> both begin with "ad" in FreeBSD? I am new to FreeBSD, I have just
> migrated from Linux. In Linux, traditional IDE drives used to begin
> with "hd" and these new SATA drives began with "sd" and recognized as
> SCSI devices. I expected this new SATA drives to begin with "da" in
> FreeBSD. Do you mean I am wrong and both IDE and SATA devices begin
> with "ad"?
>
>    
I believe so, yes. I have several SATA systems running FreeBSD, as well 
as some ATA. Only difference is the numerical start- ad0 as opposed to 
ad4, but I believe that is mainboard bios dependent.
> On 1/24/11, Robert Bonomi<bonomi@mail.r-bonomi.com>  wrote:
>    
>>>  From owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org  Mon Jan 24 05:48:21 2011
>>> Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2011 15:10:07 +0330
>>> From: Bahman Kahinpour<bahman.linux@gmail.com>
>>> To: freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
>>> Subject: Onboard SATA Controller of Intel DH55HC Motherboard (FreeBSD 7.3
>>> &
>>>   FreeBSD 8.1)
>>>
>>> Hello FreeBSD people all over the world,
>>>
>>> There is an onboard Intel SATA controller on Intel DH55HC motherboard. I
>>> have tried FreeBSD version 7.3 and 8.1 on this motherboard, it recognizes
>>> the SATA controller but recognizes the hard disk as IDE devices. How can
>>> this happen?
>>>
>>> $ uname -a
>>> FreeBSD mail.freebsdsystem.net 8.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE #0: Sun
>>> Jan 23 19:28:28 IRST 2011
>>> root@mail.freebsdsystem.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/CUSTOM  i386
>>> $ dmesg | grep SATA
>>> atapci1:<Intel PCH SATA300 controller>  port
>>> 0xf090-0xf097,0xf080-0xf083,0xf070-0xf077,0xf060-0xf063,0xf020-0xf03f mem
>>> 0xfe725000-0xfe7257ff irq 19 at device 31.2 on pci0
>>> ad8: 476940MB<WDC WD5000AADS-00S9B0 01.00A01>  at ata4-master UDMA100 SATA
>>> 3Gb/s
>>> ad10: 476940MB<WDC WD5000AADS-00S9B0 01.00A01>  at ata5-master UDMA100
>>> SATA 3Gb/s
>>> ad12: 476940MB<WDC WD5000AADS-00S9B0 01.00A01>  at ata6-master UDMA100
>>> SATA 3Gb/s
>>> acd0: DVDR<SONY DVD RW DRU-870S/1.61>  at ata7-master UDMA100 SATA 1.5Gb/s
>>> $
>>>
>>> I did everything to prevent the FreeBSD kernel from recognizing the hard
>>> drives as IDE. I turned off all IDE emulation options in the BIOS.
>>>
>>> How can I fix that?
>>>        
>> what are you -expecting- to see?   ATA drives, either PATA or SATA _are_
>> IDE interface.  the boot messages show they're being regocnises as SATA,
>> at 3 gigabit/sec.   Everything looks right to me. :)
>>
>>
>>
>>      
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