[CS-FSLUG] udev and SATA DVDRs

Fred A. Miller fmiller at lightlink.com
Mon Jan 18 23:57:37 CST 2010

On 01/19/2010 12:33 AM, EnzoAeneas wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 11:45 PM, Fred A. Miller
> <fmiller at lightlink.com <mailto:fmiller at lightlink.com>> wrote:
>     On 01/18/2010 10:20 PM, Ed Hurst wrote:
>>     sjm wrote:
>>>>     GH50N. It's linked as /dev/sr0. The BIOS offers IDE mode and RAID, and I
>>>>     have it set to the former, which is the default.
>>>     I can't quite remember, but if you have an extra HDD, I'd try the BIOS
>>>     on the other setting.  I know Windows and Linux seemed to like the
>>>     option that the other OS didn't when I last was messing with the BIOS on
>>>     a similar problem.
>>     I remember messing with it when I tried to get CentOS just to boot the
>>     installer disk. It kept loading it's older piix driver and hanging. With
>>     RAID turned it, CentOS called it ahci. However, I don't have another
>>     drive. I'm not sure how Ubuntu would react to that sort of change.
>     More than likely wouldn't see the drive any longer.
>     Fred
> But you could boot via a livecd, mount that drive, and change your
> fstab to the proper HDD device and modify your kernel boot parameters
> to point your HDD properly. 

Maybe not......if the BIOS doesn't like it, you aren't going to get
Linux to work with it.


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