[ubuntu-uk] installing SATA hard drives?

Ben Thorp THORPB at uk.ibm.com
Tue Mar 6 09:46:07 GMT 2007


ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com wrote on 06/03/2007 09:44:19:

> On 06/03/07, Eamonn Sullivan <eamonn.sullivan at gmail.com> wrote:
> . Ubuntu simply won't see the drives at all.
> >
> > -Eamonn
> 
> Er...do you mean the live CD won't see the SATA drives or an install
> won't? Ubuntu (Dapper and Edgy) does see my SATA drives, Windows XP
> did not without a floppy drive and drivers to interrupt the install
> routine.

I think he means that if you try the live CD and you can't see the SATA 
drives, then there's a good chance that you're going to have problems when 
you install. If you _can_ see them, then you won't.

mrben





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