Bug#302988: IBM Thinkpad T43 hardware detection incomplete
On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 04:55:54PM -0400, Walter Landry wrote:
> Christian Perrier <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Quoting Geert Stappers (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > > Could you boot the debian-installer another time on your T43?
> > >
> > > And "modprobe" for the right sata module and share the information with us?
> > If you don't know which SATA module is the right one, I think that
> > trial and error may help.
> > AFAICT, the available SATA modules for the 2.6.8 kernel are:
> > ./scsi/sata_nv.ko
> > ./scsi/sata_promise.ko
> > ./scsi/sata_sil.ko
> > ./scsi/sata_sis.ko
> > ./scsi/sata_svw.ko
> > ./scsi/sata_sx4.ko
> > ./scsi/sata_via.ko
> > ./scsi/sata_vsc.ko
> Actually, I think that it is ata_piix. I am attaching my working
> 126.96.36.199 kernel config and the output of lsmod. I am not using an
> initrd image. However, if I modprobe ata_piix and sd_mod, the
> installer still does not find the hard drive. I don't find any
> entries in /dev/scsi either. It does not help to modprobe all of the
> other sata_* modules either.
I would guess it is ata_pixx or bust.
Horms -> 2c worth