[SLL] SATA, NTFS, parted
technoshaman at liawol.org
Wed Mar 16 13:34:55 EST 2005
On Wed, Mar 16, 2005 at 10:20:39AM -0800, Paul L. Allen wrote:
>Michael Long wrote:
>>What kind of laptop is it? dell, ibm, etc. Proprietary laptop hardware
>>can be a bitch even today. :) Do a google search for your laptop. there
>>is usually a pretty good matrix for what laptops work with what distro.
>Actually, Pann didn't say it was a laptop. Serial ATA implies a
>desktop box, as far as I know. Pann's problem brings up a question
>I've had. SATA has been around for several years now. The techs
>in this building recently attempted to load SuSE 9.1 on a box with
>a SATA boot drive, and the installer didn't see any disks. That's
>the same symptom Pann saw.
I thought he did say laptop. It's entirely possible; they've had them out
for a while now.
>I'm curious to know if anyone is having success with Serial ATA
>disks under Linux, and if so, with which chipsets, add-on controllers,
SATA is pretty much standard these days around here; you might try SUSE 9.2
or FC2/3, though.
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