[PLUG] sata harddisk : driver

Ritesh Khadgaray khadgaray at gmail.com
Thu Aug 10 17:49:32 IST 2006

On Thu, 2006-08-10 at 13:58 +0530, archana acharya wrote:
> hello all,
> i would like to enquire whether sata hard disk drivres are available for
> linux or not. i did a bit of googling and found feww driver-downloading
Most modern distro's have drivers as a part of the package,

> sites wherein drivers for seagate and few other japanese companies were
> available but didn't find the same for samsung.

you should not need them.
In window people install external driver,
With Linux , we plug the hardware and start using it (most of the time)

> although i have an ide disk now but would like the information for future
> purpose. also would like to know if i can insert the seagate driver into the
> kernel in order to get a samgsung sata hdd to talk to the kernel.

as stated earlier, should not be needed.

Ritesh Khadgaray
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