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Re: Promise or VIA?

On Thu, Sep 23, 2004 at 09:18:56AM -0500, Pete Harlan wrote:
> I was taking my information from here (Jeff Garzik's driver status
> update page):
> 	http://linux.yyz.us/sata/sata-status.html
> The entries on the Promise controllers look more encouraging to me
> than the VIA controller (which is "0000:00:0f.0 RAID bus controller:
> VIA Technologies, Inc. VIA VT6420 SATA RAID Controller (rev 80)"); the
> entry for VIA says:
> 	VIA
> 	Summary: No TCQ. Looks like a PATA controller, but with full SATA
> 	control including hotplug and PM.
> 	libata driver status: Beta.
> The Promise drivers are all labeled "production", not "Beta".

Are the promise drivers in the kernel source or are they the binary only
junk from promise that often only is available for redhat kernels?

Len Sorensen

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