SATA and Fedora 7
alessandro.brezzi at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 14:41:10 UTC 2007
2007/6/4, edwardspl at ita.org.mo <edwardspl at ita.org.mo>:
> Alessandro Brezzi wrote:
> 2007/6/4, oleksandr korneta <atenrok at gmail.com>:
> > Hello,
> > I have Asus A7N8X Deluxe Motherboard with onboard SATA controller. I
> > have a long experience using Fedora on this hardware but I never used
> > SATA drives, only IDE. Now I got one, and decided to install Fedora7 on
> > a new drive. I heard a lot of scary stories about installing windows on
> > the boxes with SATA controllers, so I'm just curious -- are there any
> > surprises I should be ready for, comparing to installation with the
> > regular PATA hard drive?
> > --
> > regards,
> > Oleksandr Korneta
> I'm using SATA drives without any problem from FC1 up to now, both x66_64
> and i386. One of my box is built around the same MoBo and I've installed a
> pletora of different GNU/Linux with this in the SATA drives.
> I've used SATA disks from Samsung (very reliable) Maxtor (2 years life
> before crash) an now WD
> PS: I've experienced problems with Windows XP installer when the SATA disk
> was filled up with Linux partitions
> Alessandro Brezzi
> So, how did you install FC6 with your S-ATA HD ?
> The kernel of FC System build-in S-ATA driver ?
Yes, the installer know the on-board SATA controller (VIA chipset). Nothing
special must be done, AFAIK. Not sure about PCI-SATA controller, never
tested configurations like that.
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