Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 146994
Dell 670n with SATA: RHEL3 U4 - No hard drives found.
Last modified: 2013-07-02 22:23:32 EDT
Description of problem: RedHat Certified Dell Precision 670n with
Intel 82801EB SATA controller. RHEL3 U4 installer fails to find SATA
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
How reproducible: Boot from RHEL3 U4 CD1. Installer loads ata_piix
driver but fails to find any drives.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot RHEL3 U4 CD1.
2. Follow the instructions.
3. An error has occurred - no valid devices were found...
4. Click OK - System reboots.
Actual results: Error message and reboot.
Expected results: Find hard disks, run Disk Druid and install.
Additional info: Workaround: RHEL3 U2 works correctly. Install and
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Output of lsmod from installer's console 2.
Need more info on hardware and circumstances.
amount of RAM in machine?
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Has been fixed in RHEL 4 for x86_64.