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Old 07-14-2004, 07:24 AM   #1
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SATA hard-drives with 2.4.26


I was just told that 2.4.26 suppourts SATA hard drive...has anyone tried this, if so could you let me know if it actually works
 
Old 08-07-2004, 04:39 PM   #2
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yes and no. It thinks SATA are ATA but you can still use them. This can be fixed with a kernel patch or by using the 2.6.7 kernel. When you enable SATA support the drive will change from hdx to sdx (x=device ex. hda).
 
Old 08-08-2004, 07:45 AM   #3
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2.4.27 is out now, and it supports sata
 
  


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