Bug 238736 - Release Note: Can't install OS on ATI SB600 chipset with legacy IDE mode
Release Note: Can't install OS on ATI SB600 chipset with legacy IDE mode
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: redhat-release (Show other bugs)
4.4
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Prarit Bhargava
Martin Jenner
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Depends On: 211071 226947
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Reported: 2007-05-02 13:40 EDT by Prarit Bhargava
Modified: 2007-11-16 20:14 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: 4.6
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Last Closed: 2007-09-17 16:13:34 EDT
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Comment 1 Prarit Bhargava 2007-05-02 13:44:08 EDT
Adding ddomingo -- Don, this is a clone of 226947 -- this BZ is for the release
note.

"SB600 support has been added to the libata driver.

Users that have used the ide-generic method of handling SB600 IDE devices should
note that the /dev/hd* entries are now /dev/sd*

"

P.
Comment 2 Don Domingo 2007-05-02 18:46:24 EDT
added to RHEL4.5 release notes updates:

<quote>
SB600 support has been added to the libata driver.

For those familiar with the ide-generic method of handling SB600 IDE devices,
note that the /dev/hd* entries are now /dev/sd*.
</quote>
Comment 4 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-05-07 10:25:25 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
release.
Comment 5 Alan Cox 2007-05-08 07:02:00 EDT
We need some other changes it turns out. From l/k today its reported that the
SB600 doesn't work properly with >4GB memory so needs kernel hacks to handle it.
These are not yet upstream but are being tested at the moment.
Comment 9 Prarit Bhargava 2007-05-09 08:55:29 EDT
Don,

I think I confused you.  This release note is for _4.6_, not 4.5!!!

Please take this out of the 4.5 release notes.

P.

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