New DFS image available
--- John Goerzen <email@example.com> wrote:
> I don't know. I have no SATA equipment here and no experience with it
> either, so I'm just guessing. Could someone please tell me exactly what
> kernel configuration options I need to set to make this work? Here's
> what's set in the kernel I'm supplying:
Thank you for your quick reply, and I am sorry for the misspelled title. As I
can see from the listing, you have set SCSI ATA in "SCSI low-level drivers".
It should be
# CONFIG_SCSI_SATA is not set
And 2 more lines of SCSI SATA related options should be commneted out to make
them consistent. But I must admit, I am a quite a minority. Vast majority of
user probably wants SCSI SATA. Just in case you created another image by
disabling SCSI SATA, I am more than willing to test your new image by
installing to one of my SATA partition.
I can see you have set a lot of IDE chipset support/bugfixes. I made some
small research about opteron M/B and found out, IDE chipset needed is AMD and
nVidia, SiImage, Promise, SIS, and VIA. Have you seen any Intel chip based M/B
for AMD64? Maybe 4th quarter of this year as e32, but not AMD64. I do not
know what else IDE chips(including SATA) for AMD64.
There are some products shipped with only SATA disk; thus AMD64-based system
developper should pay more attention to it. We know SATA disk is not
performing at its full potential under linux, but soon it partly will be, I
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