[SeaBIOS] [coreboot] i945: AHCI timeout with Crucial m4 SSD 2.5 in SeaBIOS on cold boot

Peter Stuge peter at stuge.se
Fri Sep 19 11:50:55 CEST 2014

Paul Menzel wrote:
> I was told coreboot and SeaBIOS are too fast for the SSD and it
> needs at least 500 ms for its initialization.
> Though looking at the code in `src/hw/ahci.c`, it should have 32
> seconds to initialize.

The SSD can probably not deal with any SATA activity until it has
initialized correctly. That's probably an SSD firmware bug.

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