[LinuxBIOS] sata issues on tyan s2891

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 02:42:02 CEST 2007

On 9/24/07, Roman Kononov <kononov at dls.net> wrote:
> On 09/24/2007 03:41 PM, Ward Vandewege wrote:
> > Any thoughts?
> I have s2892 and Sun Ultra40, which have ck804 too. Linux can only detect
> one hard drive per SATA controller. The second drive is either undetected or
> times out. On s2892, some HD types, presumably all SATA-II, (Hitachi
> HDS7280SA for instance), are detected at boot time, but miserably fail
> later, with lots of log messages from the kernel driver. I compared the PCI
> configuration registers (other than BARs, MSI, etc.) left by LinuxBIOS and
> the factory BIOS: they were different.

It is possible that the changed BIOS settings are a bug fix we don't
know about. Can we get a list of differences?


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