[ubuntu-uk] IDE interface not recognized on a DG965 Intel motherboard

Paul Sladen ubuntu at paul.sladen.org
Fri Mar 2 19:52:27 GMT 2007

On Fri, 2 Mar 2007, Eamonn Sullivan wrote:

Hello Eamonn,

> - Intel DG965RY motherboard
> 02:00.0 IDE interface: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Unknown device

You appear to be in the same boat (first hit on Google) as a Gentleman who
signs himself off as Linus Torvalds:


Some background to how Marvell ended up on an all Intel board:


Further searching:


ICH8 (i965) doesn't have IDE ports, only SATA.  Except nobody sells SATA
optical drives;  so at the last minute Intel hacked into somebody else's
(Marvell's) legacy IDE controller so that people can still use CD/DVD drives
and the whole setup has ...some issues.

Why do one side of a triangle when you can do all three.   Nottingham, GB

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