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Re: f8 won't install - sata problems



On Thu, 20 Dec 2007 08:57:19 -0500
Neal Becker <ndbecker2 gmail com> wrote:

> I'm putting together a brand new machine with an abit ip35 pro mb and
> 3 sata drives.
> 
> It takes a VERY long time before graphics screen comes up.  Lots of
> messages about ATA, resetting in 5 seconds, etc.
> 
> I noticed is said disabling interrupt 19.
> 
> I also noticed that it (eventually) finds my hard drives, and they
> seem to be on interrupt 19.  Coincidence.
> 
> 
> When I finally get to the partitioning screen, it says "No drives
> found"

Make sure your bios isn't set to emulate the sata as IDE.  Some bioses
ship this way to make it easier to install older Windows, but Linux has
no need for this.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- All my bits are free, are yours?

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