installing 8.04 on sata drives prob
p3nndrag0n at gmail.com
Thu Apr 2 14:13:05 UTC 2009
On Thursday 02 April 2009 17:45:19 Lucio M Nicolosi wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 2, 2009 at 3:45 AM, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:
> > James Takac wrote:
> >> I'm having probs installing ubuntu (32 bit) on a friends pc. Have
> >> loaned one of mine till I sort this out. Both live and alternate cds
> >> pass the integrity check yet both throw up read errors during the
> >> install phase.
> > I would burn the CD again with the lowest possible speed, that may help
> > gainst read errors.
> >> Both HDD and DVD drive are sata and bios shows them
> >> both on the same ide interface (#3) with the HDD as master and the
> >> DVD as slave.
> > That's a bit strange because SATA disks are not connected to IDE ports.
> > Are you sure the drives are SATA?
> > Nils
> Are all the SATA drives recognized during install?
> Do you have "SATA" or "AHCI" options available in BIOS?
> Last time I had a similar problem, I found (memtest) that my RAM chips
> wouldn't comply with their stated speed. After choosing a more
> conservative setting the CD reader performed correctly (but it was an
> Also, some BIOS require additional boot parameters at the grub boot
> screen, such as pci=nomsi, but if it was the case, install would not
> be "seeing" your drives.
> If everything else is running fine you might be facing a CD reader
> problem, since I guess the CDs were not burnt at he same unit.
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The Bios has a rather simple structure to the IDE here for some reason. It
gives the option for Compatibility mode or Enhanced. Then below that you can
choose S-ata, P-ata, or Sata + Pata. It was in Enhanced with P-ata. I'm
currently trying Compatibility mode which defaults to S-ata + P-ata
Maybe that's the equiv on this board?
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