Supported Hardware/IO

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Supported Hardware/IO controllers

Please update this page with the status of each IO controller that is tested. Please add a link to the site where the driver was obtained, driver version and OS version. AS YOU CAN SEE, ITS LISTED ALPHABETICALLY, SO PLEASE COMPLY TO THIS ORDER.

Driver Types

  • UNIATA
    • Based on forked UNIATA driver (that has been abandoned)
    • Supports both PATA and SATA IO controllers, listed here.
    • Doesn't support AHCI
  • Native driver
    • The IO controller's own Windows driver.

Possible statuses

Status Description
Works Works without any major problems
Not tested No test has been performed.
Failed Fails to work or crashes ROS

Tested IO Controllers

Controler Type ATAPI UNIATA Native Revision Comments Tester
ATI IXP700 ATA-133 controller PCI, PATA onboard 1 port Works Failed Not tested 42122 Works in all stages. Techsalvager
Intel® 82801BA I815 IDE U100 Controller (rev 02) (ICH2) ATA-100 controller PCI, PATA onboard 4 port Works Works Not tested 43073 Works in all stages. m0z4rt
Intel® 82371AB PIIX4 ATA-44 controller PCI, PATA onboard 2 port Works Works Not tested 41397 Works in all stages. Techsalvager
Intel® 82371EB PIIX4E controller PCI, PATA onboard 2 port Works Not tested Not tested 40702 Works in all stages. Jedi-to-be
Intel® ICH ATA-66 Controller PCI, PATA onboard 4 port Not tested Works Not tested 44214 Works in all stages. Techsalvager
Silicon Image Sil3112 Onboard, SATA150 2-port Not tested Works Not tested 54467 Works in all stages. Haos
Silicon Image Sil3114 PCI, SATA150 4-port Not tested Works Not tested 41397 Works in all stages. Single drive should be set to CONCATENATE or may not be visible. Do not use 4th port - system wont boot. Haos
VIA VT6420 PCI, SATA150 2-port Failed Failed Failed 42786 Hangs after loading CD files. ROS can not be installed. LinoSP
VIA VT6421A PCI, SATA150 4-port Not tested Not tested Not tested 41397 Haos

Known issues

  1. ReactOS usetup does not go very well with partition creation if its less than all available size.
  2. All previous limitations, apart from maximum partition size, still apply.