Re: Installing Etch on an Intel DG965WH Board
On Sun, 17 Jun 2007 19:46:23 +0200
Peter.Robinson@t-online.de (Peter Robinson) wrote:
> > > > > >I bought a new computer with the following components:
> > > > > >Intel Desktop Board DG965WH
> > > > > >Intel Core 2 Duo 2.40 GHz (6600)
> > > > > >ASUS DVD Recorder/DVD optical drive
> > >
> > >
> > > It is connected as SATA. There is no entry in /dev/ that seems
> > > promising (/dev/scd0 is not present). It seems funny that the
> > > installer CD is able to get that far but then is no longer able to
> > > read itself...
> > What MODEL is the DVD drive? - Linux in general should not have
> > trouble with DVD drives READ or RW. The Intel MB is also one of THE
> > most compatible boards. I run basically the same board with an Intel
> > Core 2 Duo 2.6 GHZ and an LG DVD player.
> Thanks. I have a DRW-1814BLT from ASUS, which is a SATA connection.
> It is a DVD reader/recorder.
> For what it's worth I have just tried to install from the first CD of
> the Testing dist (assembled by Jigdo), although I now got a rather
> long list of CDROM drivers, none of them did the trick.
From a quick Google search I found some Linuxers running the
drive...so it would seem selecting the proper SATA setup in the Bios is
the key. Did your MB come setup in the computer?
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