amd64/125002: [install] amd64, SATA hard disks not detected

Michael Fuckner michael at
Mon Aug 18 05:29:19 UTC 2008

Joseph Olatt wrote:

>> Can you tell us about the chipset? Is it an intel oder nvidia?
> I believe the chipset is Nvidia. Here is the output of "lspci -v" on
> Ubuntu running on the same system:

> 00:08.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation Unknown device 056c (rev a1)
> (prog-if 8a [Master SecP PriP])
>     Subsystem: Unknown device f025:0137
>     Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0
>     [virtual] Memory at 000001f0 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [disabled]
> [size=8]
>     [virtual] Memory at 000003f0 (type 3, non-prefetchable) [disabled]
> [size=1]
>     [virtual] Memory at 00000170 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [disabled]
> [size=8]
>     [virtual] Memory at 00000370 (type 3, non-prefetchable) [disabled]
> [size=1]
>     I/O ports at ffa0 [size=16]
>     Capabilities: <access denied>


> 00:0e.0 RAID bus controller: nVidia Corporation Unknown device 07f8 (rev
> a2) (prog-if 85)
>     Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] Unknown device 0137
>     Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 508
>     I/O ports at d480 [size=8]
>     I/O ports at d400 [size=4]
>     I/O ports at d080 [size=8]
>     I/O ports at d000 [size=4]
>     I/O ports at cc00 [size=16]
>     Memory at fea7c000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=8K]
>     Capabilities: <access denied>
> /*** End output of lspci -v ***/

> Unfortunately, of the above entries I wasn't able to tell what the
> specific chipset of the SATA controller is.
> Other than "lspci -v" and "dmesg", I not sure how to find the chipset
> name under Linux.
> Thanks for taking the time to help.
It's probably 0x056c10de aka MCP73 for the DVD-Drive, the Satacontroller 
seems to be 0x07f8. I can't find it in those files, so it seems to be 
unspported right now.

I don't know it it is enough to just add the devices and built an 
installation-disc- but it's worth a try.


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