Re: Install problem on Supermicro X6DHT-G system
On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 02:08:49PM +0000, Paul Brook wrote:
> On Monday 02 January 2006 21:56, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 02, 2006 at 04:51:32PM -0500, Stephen Woodbridge wrote:
> > > Debian Installers. My BIOS reports
> > >
> > > IDE Channel 0 Master 250GB SATA1
> > > IDE Channel 1 Slave CD-ROM
> > That is probably the whole problem. The SATA should NOT be treated as
> > an ide device unless you are trying to install something obsolete like
> > windows XP which doesn't do SATA natively.
> More importantly you've got a slave device with no master on the same channel.
> That's not supposed to work, and asking for all sorts of strange problems.
Oh right. I forgot to mention that too. Always a very good point. You
can't have a slave if there is no master. It just doesn't make sense.