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SubjectRe: SATA/IDE Dual Mode w/Intel 945 Chipset or HOW TO LIQUIFY a flash IDE chip under 2.6.18
On Tue, Jan 09, 2007 at 07:25:00PM -0500, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Combined mode is a technical term. Judging from your answers, you are
> not using combined mode.

I would have thought 'sata 3.0 + IDE' sounded a lot like combined mode,
unless it means seperate sata and ide.

> Judging from your answers, you are not in AHCI mode.
> Side note: You should use AHCI if available. Emulating a PATA
> interface for SATA devices is error prone [in the silicon]. AHCI is
> native SATA, "enhanced mode" is not.

I tried setting my sister's new machine to AHCI mode (Asus P5B with 965
chipset), but I eventually gave up since it also needed windows xp on it
and I can't for the life of me find an AHCI driver for windows that
would install.

Len Sorensen
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