[coreboot] SeaBIOS and hp dl145g3

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Fri May 1 01:47:00 CEST 2009

On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 09:24:22AM -0600, Myles Watson wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 9:07 AM, samuel <samuel.verstraete at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 2:43 AM, Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net> wrote:
> >> On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 04:53:13PM +0200, samuel wrote:
> >>> lspci -vnn : http://merlin.ugent.be/~samuel/dl145g3/info/lspci-vnn.txt
> 01:0e.0 RAID bus controller [0104]: Broadcom BCM5785 [HT1000] SATA
> (Native SATA Mode) [1166:024a] (prog-if 05)
> This forces SeaBIOS to see it as a PATA controller, but it's in SATA mode.
> Is there an easy way to add SATA support to SeaBIOS?  It sounds like a
> bit of work.  It looks like you could force the device to be in PATA
> mode, but once it's booted that's not ideal.

SeaBIOS only supports PATA mode.  To the best of my knowledge, filo
also only supports PATA mode drives (or SATA drives connected to a
PATA compatible controller).

I'm not against adding support, but I don't have the knowledge to do
it at this time.


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