Re: Re: promise 66 ide adapter cards
On 22 Mar 2002 19:43:28 +0000, you wrote:
>On Fri, 2002-03-22 at 17:52, Noah Sombrero wrote:
>> Potato had a special version for ide adpater cards.
>> It looks like woody does not yet. I get about
>> half way into the boot process and the woody
>> kernel stops just about where it is recognizing
>> the hard drives attached to the card. Looks ominous.
>> Is woody going to support these cards?
>I have a HighPoint HPT366 ATA-66 disk controller which was supported by
>the files in the udma66 directory, as detailed in the manual here:
>If you go here, it tells you that Promise Ultra66 cards are supported -
>I also believe that the drivers for the Ultra66 cards make the ATA100
>cards go, too. This is strictly anecdotal, though - YMMV.
That page is all about the potato distribution. No help for woody as
far as I can see. I did not remove my old 2.2.19 kernel, so I am
still able to boot off an old 2.2.19 floppy. Very nice feature. Is there
a patch or something for 2.4.18?