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Old 06-28-2005, 05:16 PM   #1
Dembwl3
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Linux can't find SATA hard drive during fresh install


I have been trying to load linux on a new computer. Linux will be the first and only OS on this computer. The only problem is that Linux says the SATA hard drive isn't there and keeps asking for the drivers for it. My mother board shows that the hard drive is there and the disks i am using now have been used to load linux on a computer already. The two versions i have attempted to load are Mandriva Linux 2005 and Fedora Core 3. I have an ASUS K8S-MX mobo and a Western Digital 80gig SATA hard drive. I have heard that Mandrake 10.1 will load the SATA hard drive but i am not sure and i haven't tried it.
 
Old 06-29-2005, 01:44 AM   #2
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Is this drive a scsi or IDE? You may have to pass some extra parameters on boot.
 
Old 06-29-2005, 01:02 PM   #3
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I believe it is a scsi.
 
Old 06-29-2005, 01:11 PM   #4
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hi there, since SATA is a new technology drivers are only coming for linux. some distros have it inbuilt but not many. but u can download drivers and install it without any trouble.
 
Old 06-29-2005, 01:12 PM   #5
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SATA is not SCSI, and your problem is that the linux installer can't recognize the SATA disk. You should try Fedora 4 instead of 3 - SATA recognition was greatly improved in the 2.6.10 and 2.6.11 kernels. FC3 comes with 2.6.8 I believe, which doesn't easily see SATAs, but FC4 should be cool. You could also search here on LQ about installing to SATA drives, there are thousands of posts on it.

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Old 10-05-2007, 09:50 PM   #6
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From Which Site We Get Sata Drivers For Linux Red Hat

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SATA is not SCSI, and your problem is that the linux installer can't recognize the SATA disk. You should try Fedora 4 instead of 3 - SATA recognition was greatly improved in the 2.6.10 and 2.6.11 kernels. FC3 comes with 2.6.8 I believe, which doesn't easily see SATAs, but FC4 should be cool. You could also search here on LQ about installing to SATA drives, there are thousands of posts on it.

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JimBass
Can you tell me ,from which site i can get sata drivers for red hat linux 9
 
Old 10-05-2007, 09:54 PM   #7
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If you can send me sata drivers for linux red hat 9

Send Drivers For Sata Hard Drive For Linux Red Hat 9
 
Old 10-05-2007, 09:57 PM   #8
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why even bother with red hat 9 it is ancient, you would be better with fedora 7 or CentOS 5
 
  


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