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Re: Debian stable & SATA drive

On Tue, 2006-06-06 at 09:43 +0100, George Borisov wrote:
> Owen Heisler wrote:
> > 
> > Why doesn't Debian detect the drive?  More importantly, what can I do to
> > make it detect it?  I have tried all (only two) of the parameters for
> > the sata_via (or via_sata) module.
> Did you use "linux26" when installing?

No "26" options are available on the am64 DVD, but on i386 I was using

> If so, you might need to use the Etch (testing) installer, rather than
> the Sarge one (stable.) I have installed Sarge on a SATA machine before,
> but some people here have reported problems. (There were several threads
> on this in the last few months.)

It is odd that there is only a problem on two of the four ports.  The
onboard RAID must really mess up the SATA...

Is there any way to use the Etch installer to install Sarge?

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