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Re: [SLE] Precision 380 SATA drive not found in 9.2 install
  • From: Paul Cooper <mail.phatlip@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 20:42:56 +1100
  • Message-id: <1afc9e020512020142w77ad27dauf2a5f2fb2f7efab3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 12/2/05, Alan Lirette <alirette@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have recently tried to install Suse Professional 9.2 on a Dell
> Precision 380.
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> Unfortunately, the OS does not recognize the SATA controller during
> install.
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> The Dell box has an Intel 82801 GR/GH ICH7R/DH SATA raid controller.
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> There are no drivers available for Suse from Intel and the ata_piix
> kernel module does not recognize the hard drives.
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> I have tried to switch the SATA controller to "combination" in bios. It
> can than recognize the drive, setup the partitions but while the drive
> is being formatted, it just hangs forever.
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> Any ideas?
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Try turning the raid functions off and just run it as a drive, that should work.

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