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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:
>
>http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/i386/ch-install-methods.en.html#s-file-descs
>
>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?

Gleason



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