rex <rex(a)nosyntax.com> writes:
Boards that use the Intel P965 chipset have another
chip for PATA
support since no IDE support is included on the P965 chipset. On the
P5BD (and some other boards), this chip is a Jmicron chip.
If the Jmicron (there's a separate setting for the ICH8) is set to
"AHCI" in the BIOS, CD1 will be recognized (if it is in a typical IDE
CDROM drive on the PATA port), and the installation will start. However,
it will soon be unable to find the CD it was reading from a moment
before, and ask you to insert CD1 repeatedly.
The fix is to back up to the menu choice that allows loading IDE drivers
and load the pata_jmicron driver. Once that's done the installation will
Please report this in bugzilla - not sure whether we can handle this at
this point of time but let's at least try...
Andreas Jaeger, aj(a)suse.de, http://www.suse.de/~aj/
SUSE Linux Products GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany
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