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Re: hitachi hd

On 20:13 Wed 06 Feb     , Jochen Schulz wrote:
> Giancarlo Bruno:
> >
> > I am trying to install debian Etch on a new PC (with no other OS 
> > installed)
> > 
> > I get a message saying that "no disk drive was detected"
> > 
> > The BIOS screen says HD is a SATA drive HITACHI HDP 725040GLA with 
> > 400GB. Any hint to help me with this issue?
> Probably your SATA controller isn't supported by the kernel in the
> official etch installer.
> Recently, I was in the same situation and used an installer with a newer
> kernel from <http://kmuto.jp/debian/d-i/>. That one worked just fine.

it works! thank you very much

> Another option might be to switch the controller to AHCI mode in the
> BIOS, if it has such an option. I think has been supported earlier than
> some specific chipsets.
> J.
> -- 
> People talking a foreign language are romantic and mysterious.
> [Agree]   [Disagree]
>                  <http://www.slowlydownward.com/NODATA/data_enter2.html>

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