Re: Installing RH8 directly to SATA HD
From: nolo (nolo_at_nowhwerenohow.com)
Date: Mon, 08 Sep 2003 17:42:15 GMT
On Mon, 08 Sep 2003 10:41:44 +0200, Dennis Peere wrote:
> I've asked this question before in several groups but didn't get a good
> answer to it.
> I'd like to install RedHat 8.0 (RH9 is not an option) directly on a SATA
> harddisk connected to a SIL3112 SATA controller.
> This controller is not supported in the 2.4.18-14 Kernel used by RH8 and
> Silicon Image doesn't make drivers voor Linux.
> They gave my an answer saying they leave this up to the Open Source
> Community so I hope you people can help me out.
> The support for this controller can be found in kernel 2.4.20-20.8 but I can
> only install this kernel AFTER the RH installation.
> Remark: I use a harddrive installation with a kickstart file (ks.cfg) to
> install my systems.
> Can someone please tell me how I can :
> Get support for the SATA controller in the kernel used in the setup of
> RH 8
> Get the 2.4.20-20.8 kernel to be used automatically after installation
> so I can use the SATA HD.
Make a boot floopy with the kernel that has the SATA support you require,
boot with that floppy and install redhat and then the kernel with sata