SATA controller not working in Breezy?

Daniel Gilbert ubuntu at
Sat Nov 19 19:41:01 UTC 2005

On Sat, 2005-11-19 at 20:16 +0100, Jean-Eric Cuendet wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a ASUS A8V motherboard with a VIA chipset.
> My 2 SATA drives are not recognized at Breezy install time...
> The chipset is a 82C586/82c686 with a SouthBridge VT8237 and a VT6420 
> SATA chip.
> Normally it should work with the sata-via module but after having loaded 
> it successfully, it's not recognized...
> Any idea? Is it a known problem? Perhaps corrected in an updated Breezy 
> kernel?
> Thanks
> -jec
> PS: My IDE CDROM is well recognized so it's clearly a SATA problem.

Im running a Gigabyte GA-7VT600 1394 which uses the Via VT8377/VT8237
and a VT6420 SATA RAID controller.  To get my SATA drive working I had
to update my bios, after that Breezy recognized it automatically, and I
had no other special configuration. (no loading modules or anything)


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