[CentOS] Re: Buggy SATA detection w/CentOS5 + Intel H6300ESB?

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Tue Oct 2 19:59:59 UTC 2007

on 10/2/2007 12:29 PM Chris Mauritz spake the following:
> I've been handed a Supermicro system that is using the Intel� H6300ESB 
> Serial ATA Controller (Supermicro P4SCI motherboard).  When I install 
> CentOS5, everything seems to work OK, but it has absolutely horrid disk 
> performance.  Upon further inspection, it seems that the SATA disks are 
> being treated as legacy IDE devices using PIO.  Gah....
> Has anyone else had this problem?  I recall having similar problems last 
> year sometime with some Supermicro systems, but I can't seem to remember 
> how I fixed it.  :-)
> Any suggestions would be much appreciated.
> Best,
Is the sata set to legacy mode in the bios?

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