[coreboot] [PATCH] fix all s2891 sata ports

Myles Watson mylesgw at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 19:26:32 CEST 2008

On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 6:49 PM, Ward Vandewege <ward at gnu.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 04:56:19PM -0600, Myles Watson wrote:
>  > It works for me after applying the mptable fix for the s2892.  It now
>  > sees a SATA port that it didn't used to.  Thanks.
>  >
> > Acked-by: Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com>
>  Thanks, r3253.
>  > I don't have an s2891 to try it on.  Are there other boards we should
>  > apply the fix to?  s2895 etc.
>  From the looks of it, these boards have the same bug:
>   tyan s2892
>   tyan s2895
>   sun ultra40
>  Since you've already tested an s2892, I'd be happy to supply a patch and you
>  can ack it? Same for s2895 - you have that hardware right?

Here's the patch for the s2892 that I used.  When my s2895 has some
down time I'll can check it.  I'd feel fine about just committing it
since it uses the same chipset and has the same problem.


Signed-off-by: Myles Watson <mylesgw at gmail.com>

>  Anyone got a sun ultra40 with sata problems to test this patch on?
>  Myles - have you ever run bonnie++ on your s2892 or s2895? Or noticed poor
>  sata performance? I'd really like to solve that multi-mode problem...

I haven't. It's too bad you can't turn off multimode in the
proprietary BIOS to see if that's really the issue.
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