Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 238736
Release Note: Can't install OS on ATI SB600 chipset with legacy IDE mode
Last modified: 2007-11-16 20:14:55 EST
Adding ddomingo -- Don, this is a clone of 226947 -- this BZ is for the release
"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*
added to RHEL4.5 release notes updates:
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*.
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
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.
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.