HighPoint 366 driver for solaris
This page has the latest news and downloads for my HPT366 driver for
You will find HP366 IDE slots on some motherboards, as an "extra" IDE
The 366 model is rare on newer motherboards these days, but I hear the
highpoint 377 one (ATA100) is now common. With some small amount of
tweaking, the hpt driver may allow you to eventually use the HPT377 slot as
well. I intend to adapt my driver to support hpt377, if someone wants to
buy me the hardware
A highpoint 366 controller is identified by the PCI id "pci1103,4".
Currently available for download
hpt-0.9.1.tar.gz (updated Oct 8th, 2001)
YEEEE-HAAAWWW!!! We can mount filesystems now!! (too bad
that inode information mysteriously disappears, though :-/ )
Fixed problem with writes not working... and am back to "mysterious full
machine lock-up" problems in heavy load. sigh.
And this still doesnt explain why the ufs driver tries to write past the
end of a slice. (the geometry is correctly written by newfs, and
reported by 'fstyp -v')
If the above warnings werent clear enough for you:
Dont even think about using this on a critical, or even "important"
Written by:Philip Brown
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