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Re: sarge: post-install sata drive cause startup failure

Le lundi 13 juin 2005 à 00:58 -0400, john doe a écrit :
> Sorry, I triggered the send button before finishing. Here is the full story:
> My installation procedure is as follows:
> 1. Install Sarge with a single IDE drive attached to the machine;
> 2. after a successful installation, attached a SATA drive the machine,
> did cfdisk/mke2fs, added into /etc/fstab to make /dev/sda1 mount at
> startup.
> 3. restarted machine again, here is the error message (roughly):
> Device /dev/sda1 doesn't exist or invalid
> fsck failed. Please repair manually.
> CONTROL-D will exit from this shell and continue system startup
> Yet if I remove the line in /etc/fstab, and the startup will be okay
> and I can manually do "fdisk -l /dev/sda" and mount /dev/sda1 without
> any problem. So my suspicion is that the related ata kernel modules
> are not loaded when fsck tries to look into the drive. I'm also
> suspecting this problem wont happen if the sata drive were present at
> the time of installing sarge. So now how can fix this problem at the
> post-install stage? I'll probably looking the modprobe family of
> tools...

look at modconf

it will let you choose the sata driver, and will make your choice

> -jd

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