You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Blog Random stuff… Comments Posts. According to all official info on Gigabyte and Intel websites recent ICH based chipsets shoud support hot-plugging:. This is not yet supported in Linux. Why do you want to avoid the on-board SATA controller?

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Posted June 16, At this point in the code, register cl should contain the byte read from PCI configuration register 0xdf. There won’t be any tray icon to do a safely remove hardware for the eSata disks. Posted June 21, Seems to take values of 0xc2 or 0x These configuration registers seem to control the hardware directly.

I’m seriously considering returning the hot-pug which is a shame coz apart from the hot-plug issues it’s a fantastic piece of gear It’s really upsets me when tech manufacturers claim a feature is present and working while it actually isn’t FD. Only lazy intel programmers corrections welcome. Ive jot-plug trying to get the answer to this also. The controller is a Jmicron JMB Run the installer with jimcron -a switch to extract the files.

However to my disappointment I couldn’t get the Intel controllers to work no matter what I did. Post as a guest Name. It generally works quite well but there are some known bandwidth limitations which show up with the higher bandwidth requirements from PMP. This is because only the vista ICH9R drivers support hot plugging! I have been using it for some time. Hardware, driver status From ata Wiki. Then also installed the Intel Matrix Storage Manager in Windows on top of what was already there again which added a console as an app on the program menu, but still no tray icon, and no option jot-plug that I can find for safely unmounting hardware.


JMicron JMB363 Add-on Card AHCI mode

I make an effort to highlight vendors that support their chipsets by posting hardware documentation publicly open hardware. Sorry, forgot to update CRC. Unfortunately, I do not know enough about hex editing to find where to patch. According to a SiliconImage jmucron article linked from HotSwap’s homepage, you may need to make sure the drive is powercycled unplug the power cable before reattaching the eSATA data cable.

When you say “hot plug” do you mean having the option to safely unmount the drive? I can use the wizard hpt-plug safely remove it, but reconnecting doesn’t do anything unless I reboot.

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Retrieved from ” https: STILL, if you don’t have tons of disks you want to hotswap at the same time, imho, why not just use jmicron controller. Posted August 30, Be very careful to follow these instructions to the letter.

BTW i am trying to set ide mode so i simply changed the 3 instances of b1 to 91 trying to put sata interface into legacy mode and set the checksum.


Linux sets register 40 bit 2 to enable the IDE port?

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I tried modifying the option ROM to also configure register 0x to this value, but had many problems booting. Will this method damage the raid configuration and so doing the o.

Note that 88 SE xxxx series of chips present an ahci interface. I replaced 3 bytes with b1 02 I made changes at three locations: Jmicfon August 26, edited. There is indeed a checksum byte.