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Re: sata drives



On (29/01/05 23:23), duke_p@saunalahti.fi wrote:
> I am trying t o install debian testing to my new laptop, which has sata 
> haddrives, and I miserably fail when partitioning.. Installer notifies 
> that 'no partionable media found'
> 
> I tried to boot with:
> linux26
Try expert26  IIRC .... It worked for me ;)

Regards

Clive


> 
> Any how I manage to boot with knoppix3.7 live cd just fine and the 
> harddrives are mounted there, so some how this is doable.. (I have winXP 
> on one partition still, so I know that is is mounted, I can browse 
> through the directories.)
> 
> My computer has:
> # Intel® Pentium® M processor 760 2.0 GHz, 533 MHz frontside bus with 
> speedstep
> # 80 GB (Serial ATA 5400rpm) hard disk drive
> and I assume the chipset is but can verify that right now: Intel 915PM
> 
> Any one has any clues how to proceed ?
> 
> lsmod in knoppix listed following:
> 
> via_agp                11264  0
> sworks_agp             10784  0
> sis_agp                 9732  0
> nvidia_agp              9628  0
> intel_mch_agp          11664  0
> intel_agp              21664  0
> efficeon_agp           10016  0
> ati_agp                10252  0
> amd64_agp              12488  0
> amd_k7_agp              9612  0
> ali_agp                 9088  0
> agpgart 30380 11 via_agp,sworks_agp,sis_agp,nvidia_agp,intel_mch
> _agp,intel_agp,efficeon_agp,ati_agp,amd64_agp,amd_k7_agp,ali_agp
> autofs4                18948  1
> af_packet              19848  0
> r8169                  19720  0
> crc32                   8064  1 r8169
> parport_pc             38464  0
> parport                35912  1 parport_pc
> 8250                   37992  0
> serial_core            21504  1 8250
> tsdev                   9536  0
> evdev                  11008  0
> usbhid                 40512  0
> ds                     17412  2
> yenta_socket           20736  0
> pcmcia_core            58308  2 ds,yenta_socket
> thermal                14856  0
> processor              20032  1 thermal
> fan                     6916  0
> button                  9104  0
> battery                11908  0
> ac                      7556  0
> rtc                    13768  0
> cloop                  16128  1
> sbp2                   24712  0
> ohci1394               33028  0
> ieee1394              302904  2 sbp2,ohci1394
> ub                     17564  0
> usb_storage            61760  0
> ohci_hcd               21508  0
> uhci_hcd               31120  0
> usbcore                99684  7 usbhid,ub,usb_storage,ohci_hcd,uhci_hcd
> tmscsim                26560  0
> ide_scsi               17028  1
> 
> 
> TIA,
> duke
> 

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