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From: Robert Hancock <>
To: Joseph Cosby <>
Subject: Re: SATA Drive No Longer Recognized In New 2.6.20 Kernel
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2007 18:43:24 -0600	[thread overview]
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In-Reply-To: <fa.TnmEtAvuWo/>

Joseph Cosby wrote:
> Hi,
> Until recently I was using the 2.6.18 kernel. I have a SATA hard drive
> that was detected by the kernel, using the PIIX driver. But after
> updating to 2.6.20, the hard drive is no longer detected by the kernel.
> I used make oldconfig to create the 2.6.20 config file, and I noticed a
> new option CONFIG_ATA. I did not use this, because as I understand it is
> not necessary and is experimental. Do I need to use this or is there
> something else in the new kernel that needs to be enabled for this
> driver?
> My 2.6.20 config file follows.
> The hard drive has vendor ID 8086 and device ID 27c0. It is listed in the
> modules.pcilist file of 2.6.18 but not 2.6.20.
> If anybody can share any advice please CC me in response.

Yes, you do need CONFIG_ATA if you were using ata_piix before (and of 
course the PIIX driver also needs to be enabled). All of the libata 
drivers were moved from under the SCSI menu into a new ATA menu (in 
2.6.19 I think).

Robert Hancock      Saskatoon, SK, Canada
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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
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2007-02-13  1:34 ` Randy Dunlap
2007-02-13 18:55   ` Joseph Cosby
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2007-02-13  0:30 ` Joseph Cosby
2007-02-13  0:33   ` Randy Dunlap

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