[PLUG] SATA Disk support

Desi Penguin desipenguin at gmail.com
Tue May 16 21:57:56 PDT 2006


On 5/16/06, kapil pendse <kapil.pendse at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I'll send you the BIOS details tonight.
>
> -Kapil
>

I checked the BIOS settings while waiting for some help.
It had two options :
Normal :  This means the disk will be reported as SATA only.
Combination : This is for compatibility with OS that doesn't have full SATA
support.

On my machine is it setup as "Combination", so I think it should have worked
already.
Anyway, do send more information if you have.


On 5/15/06, Desi Penguin <desipenguin at gmail.com > wrote:
>
> > >
> > Linux. And the BIOS settings I'm referring to is such that it fools the
> OS
> > into believeing that the connected SATA disk is normal PATA (Parallel
> ATA)
> > disk. That is how Linux finds it and works with it. And Windows works
>
>
> This is office machine, so I don't want to  play too much with BIOS
> settings.
> But since I can always revert back, do let me know what settings you are
> referring to.
> I'll give it a try.
>
> -DP
>
>
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