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SubjectRe: sata_sil, writing bug with multiple cards?
On Wednesday 04 July 2007 10:17:34 wrote:

> > Most likely it is some sort of hardware bug that we might
> > not be able to do much about. Have you tried contacting SIL or VIA?
> No, I haven't. Like I mentioned above, the OpenBSD drivers seemed to work,
> or at least did with similar tests. I would need to run the more extensive
> checks to be positive, but those take a lot of time, obviously. And
> downtime for the box, a lot of which isn't really manageable, at the moment.

Perhaps the OpenBSD drivers program the SIL chip in a different way
that avoids this problem.

> > e.g. if you have some other system with a different chipset it might
> > be useful to test the SIL controllers in those.
> The previous motherboard was an AMD 760 chipset, and it had the same
> problem.

Ok this means it's likely a SIL issue, not a chipset issue.

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