[K12OSN] anyone using an Adaptec SATA 1210SA adapter

Sudev Barar sudev at mantraonline.com
Wed May 5 00:32:29 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-05-05 at 04:01, Joe Guenther wrote:
> My new server arrived today with a SATA RAID 1 with 2x120Gb SATA drives.  It
> will NOT install!!! :-(  When booting from the Fedora Core CD, it comes up
> with Lost Interrupt when finding the hd's  ... it seems to find the hardware
> on IRQ11, the normal IDE on IRQ14&15 as normal ... but then will go no
> further. It will not even go as far as to give me the opportunity to insert
> a driver disk with LINUX DD at boot.
My experience shows that you have to go into BIOS and look at settings
for the disk. You need to see if SATA has been enabled and try to set
legacy support instead of enhanced. I had a machines where after lot of
frustration this was found to be the reason.
Sudev Barar
Learning Linux

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