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Re: Ultra ATA 133 with OpenBSD 3.1



Marc Matteo [mailto:marcm_(_at_)_lectroid_(_dot_)_net]
>> On Wed, 2002-07-31 at 02:28, Daniele Petiti wrote:
> > hello,
> > I'm trying to get my Ultra ATA feature work with OpenBSD 
> 3.1 (following
> > patch branch)
> > I've a VIA KT333 chipset (southbridge is vt8233A) with a maxtor 40GB
> > Ultra ATA 133 (with right cable).
> > 
> > The problem is I can get only pio mode 4 DMA 2.
> 
> See: http://www.openbsd.org/i386.html
> 
> The part where it says "Any other PCI IDE-compliant controller should
> work, but those not specifically listed may not be capable of DMA
> modes." is key here. :)


He could try to force DMA, as per the FAQ
http://www.openbsd.org/faq/faq12.html#IDEDMA. Could be dangerous to your
data however.

-- 
stephen