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SubjectRe: libata in 2.4.24?
Samuel Flory wrote:
> Greg Stark wrote:
>
>> Samuel Flory <sflory@rackable.com> writes:
>>
>>
>>> It's getting harder to find a newly released motherboard without
>>> onboard
>>> sata. Not having libata support means that anyone running 2.4
>>> unpatched will
>>> be unable to use such systems.
>>
>>
>>
>> My motherboard has a SATA controller and I'm using it in non-legacy
>> mode with
>> 2.4.23. What is this libata thing I'm supposed to be needing?
>>
>
> What chipset are you using? Assumming that hda is your sata drive.
> What are the results of the following "hdarm -t /dev/hda" "hdparm -dvi
> /dev/hda" The ICH5 chipset is the only chipset I've found that works
> well without libata.

not for drives >133GB (I have intel D865PERL mb and 250GB matrox, it
doesn't work without SCSI_ATA (at all), it cannot read/write above 133GB
without libata patches)

erik

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