SATA hardware features

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!Chip!!Driver!!NCQ||Adv DMA
 
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|ICH5||ata_piix||no
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|ICH5||ata_piix||no||no
 
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|ICH6 family||ata_piix, ahci||only in AHCI mode
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|ICH6 family||ata_piix, ahci||in AHCI mode||in AHCI mode
 
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|ICH7 family||ata_piix, ahci||only in AHCI mode
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|ICH7 family||ata_piix, ahci||in AHCI mode||in AHCI mode
 
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|ICH8 family||ata_piix, ahci||only in AHCI mode
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|ICH8 family||ata_piix, ahci||in AHCI mode||in AHCI mode
 
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|ICH9 family||ata_piix, ahci||only in AHCI mode
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|ICH9 family||ata_piix, ahci||in AHCI mode||in AHCI mode
 
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|ICH10 family||ata_piix, ahci||only in AHCI mode
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|ICH10 family||ata_piix, ahci||in AHCI mode||in AHCI mode
 
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|Promise 2037x||sata_promise||no
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|Promise 2037x||sata_promise||no||yes
 
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|Promise 2057x||sata_promise||yes
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|Promise 2057x||sata_promise||yes||yes
 
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|Promise 40518||sata_promise||yes?
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|Promise 40518||sata_promise||yes?||yes
 
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|Promise 20619||sata_promise||no?
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|Promise 20619||sata_promise||no?||yes
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Key:
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|Chip
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|Driver||Linux driver(sA)
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|NCQ||Supports FPDMA
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|Adv DMA||DMA engine is more advanced than standard PCI IDE BMDMA engine.
 
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Revision as of 18:16, 27 March 2008

This is an attempt to enumerate key hardware features, as correlated with specific hardware chips and Linux device drivers.

Chip Driver NCQ Adv DMA
ICH5 ata_piix no no
ICH6 family ata_piix, ahci in AHCI mode in AHCI mode
ICH7 family ata_piix, ahci in AHCI mode in AHCI mode
ICH8 family ata_piix, ahci in AHCI mode in AHCI mode
ICH9 family ata_piix, ahci in AHCI mode in AHCI mode
ICH10 family ata_piix, ahci in AHCI mode in AHCI mode
Promise 2037x sata_promise no yes
Promise 2057x sata_promise yes yes
Promise 40518 sata_promise yes? yes
Promise 20619 sata_promise no? yes

Key:

Chip
Driver Linux driver(sA)
NCQ Supports FPDMA
Adv DMA DMA engine is more advanced than standard PCI IDE BMDMA engine.
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