A patch may be necessary to run this driver properly on newer 2. Take care to read all documentation. And of course 3Ware card owners can use almost any 2. Article by Karl Schmidt, in which he uses the Debian-sarge beta4 installer’s 2. There are three workaround options, if your installer still has a problem with support for the SATA chip present: Probably supports the standard AHCI driver interface unconfirmed. All of author’s future SATA status reports and other support pages will be

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Serial ATA (SATA) chipsets — Linux support status

This image uses a 2. Article also makes the point that rocketraid 1520 Debian 4. The first and more-important of two rocketraid 1520 raised by these chipsets is what’s required to make Linux see block devices on them at all. Compatible with Linux’s megaraid2 driver.

Debian installation using Kenshi’s unofficial Debian 3. Migrate your system to the SATA drives.

Supported by its own 3w-xxxx and 3w-9xxx driver in 2. Driver is now rocketraid 1520 quality. Rebuild your installer using kernel 2. Optional battery backup unit is available for the model card’s cache, for more reliable operation in the rocketraid 1520 of power loss, etc.

See fakeraid support details under Intel ICH6. This turns to to be a Silicon Image variant.

There are individual low-level drivers for the individual SATA chipsets, e. No hotplug or port multipliers. An optional battery-backup daughterboard is available. The default read-ahead is 8 sectors. Adaptec has released a proprietary ” aarich rocketraid 1520 driver source code wrapper surrounding a binary-only core library for Intel Rocketraid 1520 and Silicon Image Support greatly improved circa Basic technique shown can be adapted to any SATA chipset using 2.

Users of 3Ware cards should have no problems, though. Complete a Linux installation. Fakeraid is difficult to support in Linux — absent either reverse-engineering, special proprietary drivers, or rare manufacturer cooperation. Optional battery backup unit is available. Development code can be retrieved via rsync: Faster rocketraid 1520 sequential reads than the Adaptec cards, if you tune the readahead buffers.

The Linux kernel team’s near-term plan is to phase out this rocketraid 1520 set. Note that Fedora Core2 provides a 2.

See Silicon Image No libata driver exists for these, but Alan Cox is working on one as of These are rumoured to be a cheap OEM from someone else, but the chipset identity is unknown. HighPoint makes available proprietary driver ” hptmv ” source code wrapper around a binary-only proprietary core library. This motherboard rocketraid 1520 family uses yet another type of fakeraid called nvRAID.

Correspondent Berkley Shands notes that these rocketraid 1520 and proprietary drivers are quite CPU-intensive, even pushing a quad-Opteron system a bit. If your installer finds no block devices or has other problems, please realise that all Linux SATA rocketraid 1520 is still hit or miss. Problematic proprietary Linux i binary drivers for HighPoint fakeraid release 2. Uses exact same driver as prior non-SATA 7xxx series.

Serial ATA (SATA) on Linux

Uses the sarge “debian-installer” d-i installation routine and a 2. Rocketraid 1520 Dec 31 As ofthe new driver is said to be in mainline 2.

Fetch or build a kernel with support for your chipset.