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Re: Adding SATA driver to kernel during OS installation



On Wednesday 29 June 2005 9:52 am, Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote:
> The BIOS does recognize the disk when booting up. The system BIOS has the
> following listed for the drive controllers:
>
>                     PATA:          Both (enabled)
>                     SATA           Enabled
>                     SATA RAID   Disabled
>
> PATA is enabled to allow CD-ROM drive functionality. SATA is enabled for
> the hard drive in question, while the SATA RAID is disabled because there
> is only one drive in the system.
>
> During the installation GRUB was installed to the MBR.
>
>

Do you have both SATA and PATA in your system?  If so, did you install the MBR 
and GRUB to the same drive the BIOS wants to boot from.  In some BIOSes, you 
can change the boot order between PATA <-> SATA first.

>
> ________________________________
>
> From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com on behalf of Paul Howarth
> Sent: Wed 6/29/2005 11:12 AM
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: Re: Adding SATA driver to kernel during OS installation
>
> Kaplan, Andrew H. wrote:
> > Thanks for your reply. I did try that approach and while the initial
> > installation did appear to go by without incident. After I rebooted the
> > system upon completion of the installation, I was confronted with the
> > following error message:
> >
> >                               operating system not found
> >
> > It would appear the drivers are loaded during the installation but are
> > not retained thereafter.
>
> That looks like a BIOS error meaning it can't find a bootloader on your
> hard disk, rather than a linux driver issue, which would only present
> itself sometime after the kernel had started running. Does your BIOS
> recognise your disk(s) and did you install grub in the MBR?
>
> Paul.
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