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Re: how to use promise fastTrak 378 with IDE disks?

On Sun, 2008-03-30 at 15:08 +0100, michael wrote:

> I think this article sums up the probs I've been seeing:
> http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-hardware-18/solution-for-promise-fasttrack-pdc20378-pata-or-raid-with-2.6.17-kernel-478926/
> Indeed if I book from GPARTed 0.3.4-8 liveCD it states "sata_promise
> PATA port found" and shows me the disks (albeit as sda, sdb)... so maybe
> that uses a patched sata_promise module?
> I also see that Ubuntu are (if I read it right) going to include PATA
> support for sata_promise:
> http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/main/l/linux-source-2.6.20/linux-source-2.6.20_2.6.20-15.27/changelog (search for sata_promise eg at section: "linux-source-2.6.20 (2.6.20-8.14) feisty; urgency=low")
> So perhaps Debian will ship a kernel with PATA support in sata_promise??

Just rebooted using the GPARTed liveCD and can see that that uses
sata_promise version 2 ie a newer (better?) module... but unfort I can't
find this version of the module (but I'm not quite show how to look)....

Ta, Michael

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