NIC and SATA doesn't work on nForce Pro board

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Wed Sep 29 23:11:12 UTC 2004

On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 06:30:10PM -0400, Chris wrote:

> I'm trying to install Ubuntu on a DK8N Opteron board (nForce3 Pro 250).  I 
> was using the warty AMD64 daily build for 9/27 or so.
> The network adaptor is not dectected.  The forcedeth driver seems to work 
> though.

Based on your lspci output (thanks), I have added this to the database.  It
should be detected in tomorrow's daily CD.

> The SATA controller is also not detected.  In the log I see messages about 
> NFORCE3-250 PATA controller but I don't see the normal NFORCE3-250-SATA 
> messages.

There were some fixes in this area just today:

> I was able to boot into Knoppix and run lspci.  I don't know if it matters 
> that it is only 32-bit.  The SATA controller does work in Knoppix by the 
> way (the forcedeth driver does not).

Can you tell us which driver needs to be loaded to support the controller?
If so, I can easily arrange for it to be detected.

 - mdz

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