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Old 03-07-2006, 01:35 AM   #1
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Access sata hard drive, sil3512 controller


Linux, specifically cannot see my sata hard drive.

I know that it's connected correctly and the BIOS can see the drive.

I imagine that Linux needs some drivers to access the drive?

I am using the sil3512 controller on a Gigabyte K8NSPro motherboard.
How should I proceed about being able to access this drive?
 
Old 03-07-2006, 05:47 PM   #2
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Are you trying to install or have you just added a drive?

You may need to install a more recent kernel. Ubuntu and Debian both allow you to apt-get install a new kernel.

What is the output of uname?
 
Old 03-07-2006, 08:10 PM   #3
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Actually, I was able to mount the drive.
I'll post a little later how I achieved that.
 
  


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