Re: Asus P5K WS motherboard / Marvell IDE - CDrom not detected by installer
On Sun, Jul 29, 2007 at 03:55:18AM -0800, Mike Messick wrote:
> I'm using the latest debian-testing-amd64-businesscard installer on an
> Asus P5K motherboard with an ICH9 Southbridge and Marvell 88SE61xx SATA /
> PATA chipset. I'm using an HP dvd1040i CDrom drive for installation.
> The installer boots fine but cannot find any cdrom device to use. When I
> look at dmesg, I get the following output relating to the ide devices:
> an lspci yields the following IDE devices:
> So it looks like my 2 hard drives are showing up just fine, but I'm fairly
> clueless as to why the kernel (2.6.21-2-amd64) isn't finding the CDrom
> I've verified that the Marvell IDE/eSATA controller is enabled in the BIOS
> as well (hence the initial booting of the installer CD).
> I'm hoping someone on the list can point me in the right direction; if
> this isn't the appropriate list then please accept my apologies for the
Its not noise. However, check out the installation manual. It tells
you how to submit an installation report via the BTS with email to
bugs.debian.org to the (I think) installation-reports psudo-package.
The 'maintainer' for the reports is the debian-boot team who write the
I would suggest that you subscribe to debian-boot, follow the
instructions in the manual and submit an installation report. Since
they know how the installer works, they can be of more specific help.
They certainly were when I was in your shoes 8 months ago.