HP Compaq 2510p - No HD detection
bjorge at solli.priv.no
Fri Sep 21 10:58:53 UTC 2007
Alan Cox wrote:
>> The new disk driver (libata) wraps in SATA, and IDE drives. Since it
>> is now the default in F7, and since it is not as mature as the old IDE
>> drivers, it sometimes fails to pick them up.
> More likely as the machine is pre-production it contains unknown IDE
> device types. The old kernels (FC6 and earlier) included a generic
> ISA style fallback driver which FC7 does not and would thus drive unknown
> chipsets. Thats purely a compile time choice of the kernel builder.
The windows ppl here confirmed that they had to update the drivers to
get it to work. Aparently the HD controller is brand new.
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