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Re: Detecting SATA drive after install

A Dilluns 13 Març 2006 17:50, Joseph Legner va escriure:
> I had a generic AMD64 computer built for me, and they
> put a SATA hard drive in it.  It also has a
> motherboard with on-board NIC, video, and sound.
> The Debian netinst CD would not detect the hard drive,
> NIC, video card, or sound card.  I salvaged an old PCI
> NIC from a dead computer and also installed an IDE
> drive, and was able to successfully install to the IDE
> drive.  I then fussed for a week and finally got the
> nVidia driver up and running.  Still no sound, though.
> So, right now I have Debian running on the IDE drive
> while my 200 GB SATA drive is in the case, useless.  I
> know enough to look under /dev, but it only lists my
> CD drive and the IDE drive with its partitions.
> My question is: what do I need to do to get my Debian
> system, which is running on an IDE hard drive, to
> recognize and mount a separate SATA drive?

which version of debian have you tried to install? you need a recent kernel, 
problably at least  2.6.12 or if it's a recent hw a 2.6.15.



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