Andrew Porter said... > On Tue, 2005-09-27 at 17:20 -0300, Arlindo Sierra Neto wrote: > > > Hi! > > I'm Trying to install Debian Testing on my Acer Travelmate 4654. > > The problem is that the CDROM is connected on the SATA controller and de > > HD is connected on the PATA controller. > > The Debian-Installer don't recognize my cdrom. Even if I load first of > > all ata_piix. It only finds my hard drive. > > It has a ICH6 chipset. > > > > Does anyone could help me? Hi Andrew, Could you please explain your solution more fully please. I've added notes to indicate more precisely what I don't understand. > I got around this by installing with the SATA in "compatible" mode - How do you do this?
> this made it appear as a PATA device. > Once installed and a new kernel setup Does this mean that you installed using 2.6.8 then added, say, 2.6.12?
> I changed it back What did you change back?
> without any problems (remembering to change root from hda to sda). In the grub menu?
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