Fedora Linux Support Community & Resources Center
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 22nd October 2008, 12:59 PM
Paavo Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 26
Question SATA disks as AHCI

Hi,

I have a Fedora 9 system, which works fine.

It has Asus P5Q motherboard Intel P35 chipset, i.e. ICH10), which has an option in BIOS how to use SATA disks, the default is IDE, and the other options are AHCI and RAID.

I don't need RAID, but AHCI would be nice because of native command queueing and perhaps also hot-plug.

When I change the BIOS setting from IDE to ACHI, the system does not fully boot, I think it cannot mount root filesystem. Boot stops somewhere udev should load. But the first phases of the boot work just fine, so what is the problem why this does not boot up properly?

There are two physical disks, sda1 is / (ext3), sda2 is swap, sdb1 is /something (ext3) and sdb2 is swap. Both are Seagate 7200.11 500GB SATA devices.

/etc/fstab has UUID for all 4 partitions, I haven't tried /dev/sd?? definitions yet.

What should I do to enable using the SATA BIOS setting? Do I need some kernel parameter for libata or something?

-Paavo
Reply With Quote
 

Tags
achi, bios, ide, libata, sata

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ahci - no disks kiko-pc Installation, Upgrades and Live Media 0 16th August 2008 02:44 PM


Current GMT-time: 07:41 (Sunday, 26-10-2014)

TopSubscribe to XML RSS for all Threads in all ForumsFedoraForumDotOrg Archive
logo

All trademarks, and forum posts in this site are property of their respective owner(s).
FedoraForum.org is privately owned and is not directly sponsored by the Fedora Project or Red Hat, Inc.

Privacy Policy | Term of Use | Posting Guidelines | Archive | Contact Us | Founding Members

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2012, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

FedoraForum is Powered by RedHat
Elmali Instagram Photos - Cerkes Travel Photos - Molina Photos on Instagram