fc2 will not install to sata

reg at dwf.com reg at dwf.com
Tue Jun 1 17:53:52 UTC 2004

> > What kind of board do you have?  I have a Gigabyte IPE8000PRO2 and for
> > me FC2 loaded the ata_piix module and off it went!
> >
> > Collen Blijenberg <MLHJ> wrote:
> >
> > >Well, FC2 - sata DIDN'T work fine here..!!
> > >(was an amd64..)
> > >
> > >rdc> Wrote FC2 to SATA fine here on an INTEL motherboard, dont know about
> > >rdc> -- 
> > >rdc>                                         Reg.Clemens
> > >rdc>                                         reg at dwf.com
> > >
> I have a Asus K8V standard 64 bit board, fc2 will not load to a serial ata
> hard drive (maxtor 200gb) it loads fine if I replace the sata hd with and
> ide hd so the rest of the hardware is ok.
> Jeff

So, take two aspirin, and try again in 6mo.
SATA support is NEW in Linux, and evolving quickly.
If you have Bleading-edge hardware (SATA) you've got to expect to have
problems with Linux.  Be happily suprised, like I was, when there actually
is early support.

                                        reg at dwf.com

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