SATA support & custom v7.0 kernel

Alexander Motin mav at
Thu May 29 17:35:46 UTC 2008

Colin Brace пишет:
> I'd like to add a SATA drive to a P4 box that I use as a gateway/server.
> The MB doesn't have a SATA interface, so I stuck an Initio-based SATA card
> in the box. The kernel recognizes the card, but the attached drive wasn't
> displayed when I started up sysinstall to format it. I'm wondering whether
> I am missing SATA support. I commented out a bunch of stuff such as the
> SCSI controllers when I compiled the kernel with ALTQ support, but these
> options *are* included:
> # SCSI peripherals
> device          scbus      # SCSI bus (required for SCSI)
> device          ch         # SCSI media changers
> device          da         # Direct Access (disks)
> device          sa         # Sequential Access (tape etc)
> device          cd         # CD
> device          pass       # Passthrough device (direct SCSI access)
> device          ses        # SCSI Environmental Services (and SAF-TE)
> Should this be enough? I don't see any specific references to SATA in the
> handbook
> <>

Usually SATA is more ATA then SCSI. Try to add to your config:
device		ata
device          atadisk         # ATA disk drives
device          ataraid         # ATA RAID drives
device          atapicd         # ATAPI CDROM drives
device          atapifd         # ATAPI floppy drives
device          atapist         # ATAPI tape drives

Alexander Motin

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