Basic technique shown can be adapted to any SATA chipset using 2. The default read-ahead is 8 sectors. I personally would steer clear. No hotplug or port multipliers. As of , this patch isn’t in mainline kernels, however.

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Per ‘s libata status report, Silicon Image provided Garzik with docs and sample hardware. Alternatively, use the manufacturer’s GPLed driver code. Optional battery backup unit is available. Debian installation using Scott Kveton’s unofficial Debian 3. An now-unmaintained i binary driver often promise sata378 in error to be open source; people being fooled by promise sata378 source-code wrapper is also available.

The Silicon Image chips are not the system-facing chipsets 1 2and so don’t determine driver support.

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Please send anyone speaking in such terms to promise sata378 page. There is no such thing as a distribution or its installer generically “having SATA support” or not. In the by-now rare case of being stuck on an installer that relies on promise sata378.

Per promise sata378 libata report, a separate block driver, “sx8” not part of libatahas been written for this hardware. Complete a Linux installation. Press releases says there’s a “full open source Linux driver” — which might be the Marvell driver? Correspondent Andreas Thienemann warns that this driver works on Linux 2.

Serial ATA (SATA) chipsets — Linux support status

Adaptec has released a proprietary ” aarich ” driver source code wrapper surrounding promise sata378 binary-only promise sata378 library for Intel ICH5-R and Silicon Image Adaptec offers proprietary drivers binary-only. Linux often cannot read existing fakeraid volumes on such promise sata378 adapters, unless you’re willing to use proprietary fakeraid drivers where available.

Users of 3Ware cards should have no problems, though. Tom’s Hardware’s staa378 reviews as of Jan. Reports suggest that Linux’s open-source SiI driver sets from Linux work with this card. Compatible with Linux’s megaraid2 driver. The default read-ahead is 8 sectors. Please let me know. Note that Fedora Core2 provides a 2. There eata378 individual low-level drivers for promise sata378 individual SATA chipsets, e.

Garzik oromise his own patch on to support this device; the code will be included promise sata378 kernel 2. Temporarily add a PATA drive to your system.

Mon Dec 31 Oromise promise sata378 popular belief, it includes low-level drivers for many common SATA chipsets. The iswraid patch will be merged into kernel 2.

As ofSilicon Image x became an open-standard hardware spec. Proprietary fakeraid “ft” driver ataraid? Please see entry for Pacific Digital Talonas no other manufacturers yet implement this open-standard hardware spec. All of author’s future SATA status reports and other support pages will be This motherboard chipset family uses yet another type of fakeraid called promise sata378.

Supports hotplug and port multipliers. A file promise sata378 hints on using the gdth driver with sundry distributions is available from ICP Vortex.

Alternatively, Alan Cox’s series of -ac variant kernel source code promise sata378 include an ” it ” driver as Alan’s add-in to 2.

Serial ATA (SATA) on Linux

At least two installers for Debian provide installers with “2. Probably supports the standard AHCI driver interface unconfirmed. Supported by promise sata378 own 3w-xxxx and 3w-9xxx driver in 2.


There are three workaround options, if promise sata378 installer still has a problem with support for the SATA chip present: Promise sata378 ofthe new driver is said to be in mainline 2. Works with the kernel’s gdth driver version 3.

Promise offers a ” ftsata2 ” proprietary driver open-source wrapper around a binary-only, proprietary core library.

Drivers for ASUS K8V SE Deluxe

promise sata378 SATA can theoretically do tagged command queuing TCQbut support for that feature is just now under construction in libata — and exists in none of the other Linux driver sets. Model ARC has a battery backup unit option. Supports the standard AHCI driver interface. Install Linux onto that. This is because many SATA host adapters, like ATA promise sata378 absent special hardware provisions, simply don’t support hotplug functionality.

Problematic proprietary Linux i binary drivers for HighPoint fakeraid release 2. Uses exact same driver as prior non-SATA 7xxx series. Debian installation using Kenshi’s unofficial Promise sata378 3.