[SATLUG] SATA drive question
jeremymann at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 13:13:42 CDT 2009
On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 12:51 PM, Geoff <geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu> wrote:
> Went on a server-room clean out with a local buddy and out of the
> kindness of his heart, I wound up with a Dell PowerEdge 4300, DualCore
> 2.8GHz machine w/1.5g PC2-4200E-444-12 RAM. I have another stick of
> 512MB Ram, but it (unlike the 3 sticks in the machine) is NON-Ecc Ram,
> and the two can't mix. Anyone wanna trade?
> Now, to the SATA Drive question:
> This thing has 4 SATA drive connections. Bios recognizes the 80gig SATA
> drive I have hung in it, as well as an 80gig IDE drive on the CD-Rom
> chain. That's the only IDE connection on the board.
> I've got the machine loaded up on Whoppix (one of two Linux live-cd's I
> have here) and while I can find and access the PATA drive, I don't see
> where the SATA drive is.
> dmesg | grep -i hd shows
> hda: (cd rom)
> hdb 80gig ide
> and nothing reported back for "dmesg | grep -i sd" that has anything to
> do with drives.
Geoff, Whoppix is fairly old so it probably doesn't have the SATA
drivers. What kernel version is it?
jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu
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