Re: sata drives
Clive Menzies wrote:
On (29/01/05 23:23), email@example.com 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:
Try expert26 IIRC .... It worked for me ;)
Didn't get far, the list of modules the installer offers here too is all
for IDE chipsets.
I googled around and some suggest that turn off the sata from bios, but
sadly that's not possible on my bios.
I went through older posts on similar issue, and also there was
mentioned that using expert26 should sove the case, but tried statrting
that and then tried (after some ones hints..)
# best: will show you everything in easily readable format:
# bare bones:
# check out each possible disk separately:
fdisk -l /dev/hda
fdisk -l /dev/sda # ... etc.
ls -l /proc/ide
And basicly came up with no disks.