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If NCQ or hotplug do not to work for you, make sure the controller's BIOS setting is ''AHCI'' mode (not ''Legacy IDE'' mode).
  
 
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== Module options ==

Revision as of 08:46, 20 June 2009

Contents

Hardware support

AHCI-compatible controllers are available from many vendors, generally motherboard chipset vendors. Known vendors include

  • ACard
  • ATI/AMD
  • Intel
  • JMicron
  • Marvell
  • NVIDIA
  • SiS
  • ULi
  • VIA

Limitations

None

Known problems

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If NCQ or hotplug do not to work for you, make sure the controller's BIOS setting is AHCI mode (not Legacy IDE mode).

Module options

skip_host_reset - Do not perform global host reset, upon driver load (0 = perform reset, 1 = skip reset)

Programmer documentation

Specifications publicly available for: AHCI 1.0 AHCI 1.1 AHCI 1.2 AHCI 1.3

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