[ILUG] IDE in a SATA-only box
brendan at zen.org
Fri Jun 15 12:35:18 IST 2007
Patrick O'Connor wrote:
> On 15/06/07, *Brendan Kehoe* <brendan at zen.org
> <mailto:brendan at zen.org>> wrote:
> I've got a new system with SATA for disks, but would like to be
> able to
> use the two 500Gb IDE disks left from the now-deceased predecessor.
> I've got a Promise TX2 Ultra133 PCI card, but that doesn't seem to
> co-exist will in the BIOS with the SATA AHCI the BIOS also needs
> to load up.
> If you don't need SATA then disable it in the bios.
> If you do need SATA, what exactly happens on booting to lead you to
> say the the card doesn't co-exist with the SATA AHCI? I've set up
> system like this quite a bit and generally the card "bioses" just load
> one after the other.
No area available for Command List/Command Table/FIS
AHCI BIOS not installed
Intel(R) Matrix Storage Manager option ROM v22.214.171.1242 ICH8R
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and hangs after not listing the SATA bus devices.
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