Re: SATA install - AMD64 - success story
On Sun, Jul 24, 2005 at 04:49:33PM -0700, Jeff Breidenbach wrote:
> I still don't know how to make Debian see the disk in AHCI mode,
> which is required for Native Command Queuing (NCQ).
> I think if Lenart Sorensen remasters an AMD64 installer with
> a 2.6.12 kernal *and* compiles the AHCI module (it's under
> drivers/scsi) then I'll know what to do.
Oh now you tell me. Off to rebuild again. It is enabled in the kernel,
bit I didn't add it to the list of modules to include... I just did
> My understanding - which may be wrong - is that even though the
> module is part of the stock 2.6.12 sid kernel, it has to
> be also inside initrd for things to boot properly. Getting the
> AHCI module into initrd without the module being present in the
> installer is beyond my skill level. 
That's part of the mess I am going through trying to update the install
> I'm a different 'you' but for reference here's the entire
> output of lspci, at least when I've told my BIOS to run
> SATA in compatibility mode. Don't know if things change when
> running in AHCI mode. 
> I expect my hardware is a little bit on the new side at the moment,
> but will become increasingly common.
I should have the cd image ready in probably about 30 minutes.