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SubjectRe: disabling libata
On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 04:16:21PM +0200, Imre Gergely wrote:
> Erik Mouw wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 03:40:22PM +0200, Imre Gergely wrote:
> >> i have a SATA hardisk, and am using FC4 with default kernel
> >> (2.6.14-1.1644_FC4). i was wondering if it's possible to tell the kernel to use
> >> the old ATA driver with SATA support instead of libata, for my harddisk to
> >> appear as hdX, and not sdX.
> >
> > Why would you want to do that? SATA are driven by libata and the disks
> > turn up as SCSI devices. There's no way around that (yet).
>
> if i recompile the kernel, and leave out the libata part, and compile in
> support for SATA, under ATA, the harddisks turn up as normal IDE devices (ie
> hde, hdf, etc). i would like that without recompiling. if it's possible of course.

Yes, I know that's possible for some SATA adapters, but my question is
why would you want to do that? The SATA support in the IDE subsystem is
deprecated, you should really use libata.


Erik

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