Install on new INTEL motherboard, can't find ATA devices

Brian A. Seklecki lavalamp at
Tue Oct 23 08:39:36 PDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-10-22 at 15:13 -0400, Thomas David Rivers wrote:
> I just got a new INTEL motherboard - chock full of these new-fangled
> SATA connectors... and one "legacy" ATA connector.  I moved a disk
> drive from an older box to this new one..
> The machine can boot from the disk drive, but then after the kernel
> is up-and-running - it can't find the drive to mount the root file
> system.

Can you paste your complete /var/run/dmesg.boot from the boot kernel?
Did you try a 7-PRERELEASE snapshot?  Are there any modes to toggle in
the BIOS?


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