Re: SATA support
From: Shazbot (REMOVEMEcdmail_at_cdmail.fr)
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2003 13:25:34 +0200
You need the SATA driver supplied with the mother board and in the bios the
SATAhas to be switched "on", this is what I needed with my Intel Mboard and
now I run my XP from boot on the SATA board without any problems
I am now thinking about installing and trying Linux, is your linux on a
second disk or on dual boot with the XP
"Brand-X" <firstname.lastname@example.org> a écrit dans le message de
> I was wondering if anyone could help me with getting SATA support up and
> running in Linux. I dual boot XP and Linux RH9 and have bought a Maxtor
> Raptor SATA drive I already have an old and clapped out Seagate. I
> eventually would like to get a second Raptor and set up a striped RAID
> array but for now I would just like to be able to get Linux to recognize
> the drive and to either shift my drive image over to the new drive or
> reinstall onto the Maxtor.
> XP sees the drive if I use the old drive to boot up but if I try to do a
> fresh install onto the SATA drive with the old IDE disconnected it will
> not recognise a drive at all. Linux will not detect the SATA drive at all
> no matter what I do.
> I understand I need to have some drivers at install time on floppy disk
> to do a fresh install?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> pIV 3.0 800Mhz fsb
> 1Gb DDR400 Infineon ram
> MSI 865PE NEO2
> Maxtor Raptor SATA 36Gb
> "He took a duck in the face at 250 knots"