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Re: [linrad] Pointer needed SUSE 9.0 pro
- Subject: Re: [linrad] Pointer needed SUSE 9.0 pro
- From: "DG5CST, Sebastian" <vhf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2004 14:37:46 +0100
I've got the same problem.
I tryed to install Suse9 on my AMD 2600+ 768MB ASUS A7V600 and Serial ATA-
Is there any distribution which can handle serial-ata?
I'm a total newcommer to linux. I only tried knoppix a few times.
Thanks Sebastian , DG5CST
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stan" <stan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, March 01, 2004 9:37 PM
Subject: Re: [linrad] Pointer needed SUSE 9.0 pro
> Latest info:
> SUSE V9.0 does not support serial ATA hardrives in their automated
> installation, nor is there any plan to include this feature..
> contracted support (extra $$$) is available from SUSE to achieve the use
> of SATA harddrives.
> Manual installation is possible after loading the specific SATA modules
> ( drivers, packages).
> Suse V9.0 does not have the provisions to monitor every step (single
> step) on the installation.
> Stan, WA1ECF Cape Cod, FN41sr
> Stan wrote:
> > Hello the net,
> > I finally got the new computer assembled and working, the bad power
> > supply slowed me down.
> > The new computer is a 2.4 G pentium 4 with HT, 800 Mhz FSB, 512 M RAM
> > per channel
> > Intel D865PERL motherboard and a 120G serial ATA hardrive, SATA
> > I have on hand KNOPPIX V3.3 on a CD and I also have SUSE 9.0 pro.
> > The KNOPPIX loads (mostly) fine onto a RAMDISK and I am figuring how
> > to get it onto the hard disk.
> > KNOPPIX does not properly auto recognize the AC'97 sound card , but I
> > have a soundblaster PCI card I will try.
> > I know that I will have to add the ALSA drivers for the DELTA 44 card.
> > SUSE stalls on loading without an error message, just hangs up. (locks
> > up)
> > last line on the screen is: hde: attached ide-disk driver
> > hde is the SATA hard disk which was previously partitioned and
> > formatted in FAT32
> > can not get to YAST.
> > Questions:
> > 1. is there any way I can single step the installation ? The pause
> > key has no effect.
> > 2. Any known problems with SUSE and SATA hard drives ?
> > I am slowly creeping up the learning curve.
> > Stan, WA1ECF
> > zzzzz