Any recommendations for PCI-X SATA cards?
On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 12:45 PM, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 29, 2012 at 09:57:20AM -0700, email@example.com wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 06:05:30PM -0400, Michael Mol wrote:
>> > I have a couple "MV88SX6081 8-port SATA II PCI-X Controller" devices I
>> > picked up from Newegg a couple years back. They work beautifully.
>> It came, I installed it, it shows a BIOS page on reboot, and lspci
>> knows about it. *However, the two drives on it are unrecognized.
>> Does this require some specific kernel options or modules or firmware?
> Aiieee! *For some reason, my kernel has every SATA driver configured EXCEPT sata_mv.
> I'll report back in a while ....
You should be able to put it in AHCI mode somewhere in the
BIOS/settings and be able to use the ahci driver instead. I have this
similar chipset and use ahci driver with no problems:
SATA controller : Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88SE9128 PCIe
SATA 6 Gb/s RAID controller [1b4b:9128] (rev 11)