Simple question on installing Ubuntu on auxiliary SATA drive...

Kevin Chan kefin at
Thu Sep 23 13:33:37 UTC 2004

This is just to report that I've successfully installed Ubuntu on my 
AMD64 machine (w/nForce3 250Gb motherboard). I took Colin's advice and 
used the 9/22/04 daily build of the warty-amd64 cd and it detected my 
SATA drives this time. Everything went super smoothly. Even the onboard 
Marvel gigabit ethernet controller worked without my having to install 
the nVidia network drivers (and that never happened when I installed 

Thank you, Colin, for the help and advice!

Ubuntu looks to have a lot of promise! Very well-done! I like it a lot!

Best regards,


On Sep 22, 2004, at 1:59 PM, Kevin Chan wrote:

> On Wednesday 22 September 2004 07:10 am, Colin Watson wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 05:12:54AM -0700, Kevin Chan wrote:
>>> 0000:00:08.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation CK8S Parallal ATA
>>> Controller (v2.5) (rev a2)
>>> 0000:00:0a.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation CK8S Serial ATA
>>> Controller (v2.5) (rev a2)
>> [...]
>>> 0000:00:08.0 Class 0101: 10de:00e5 (rev a2)
>>> 0000:00:0a.0 Class 0101: 10de:00e3 (rev a2)
>> The SATA controller there wasn't supported in the preview release, but
>> is supported in daily builds.
>> Are you using the PATA controller for anything? That PCI ID isn't in
>> discover1-data at the moment.
>> Thanks,
>> --
>> Colin Watson                                    
>> [cjwatson at]
> Hi Colin,
> I'm not sure but I assume the PATA is the regular IDE interface? If so 
> that's
> where my main ATA133 drive is connected to.
> I have downloaded the 9/22/04 build of the warty-amd64 cd and will try 
> to
> install Ubuntu again tonight. I'll report back about the results.
> Thanks for the help!
> -Kevin
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