[ubuntu-uk] would you believe it

Daniel Lamb daniel.lamb at dlcomputing.co.uk
Thu Nov 29 14:54:12 GMT 2007

I mean the one that came with the pc that has the sata drive?

If you don't you will need to download it.

This may help:
Just in case anyone else has this problem and doesn't want to spend an hour
figuring it out...

If you are loading Windows XP onto a computer with a serial ATA (SATA) hard
drive, you will have to manually load the SATA drivers.

Copy the drivers from motherboard support CD *\DriverDisk\SATA\*.* into root
directory of floppy disk. (i.e. root directory of floppy disk should contain
\pide and \sata folders, txtsetup.oem, etc. files.)

Then, boot system by Windows XP installation CD, when the message "Press F6
if you need to install a third party SCSI or RAID driver" shows up, press
"F6". Then, press "S" to specify additional device when next screen pops up.
Put the driver floppy disk you made in and press enter to continue. If the
floppy disk is made successfully, the installation program will ask for
selecting driver. Please then select "VIA Serial ATA RAID Controller(Windows
XP)".) After SATA driver loaded and Windows XP can recognize the SATA HDD,
you can continue to install Windows XP as usual.


-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of norman
Sent: 29 November 2007 14:42
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Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] would you believe it

> That is due to you not having the sata driver installed.
> Do you have the original xp disk that came with the pc?

Of course.


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