Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 242186
ata_piix not autoloaded
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:05 EST
Description of problem:
I have an Toshiba Tecra S3 laptop, with an ICH6 chipset. theres a SATA hard
drive an a PATA ATAPI dvd drive.
The DVD drive is supported by ata_piix, but that driver is autoloaded. I have to
modprobe it in. Then, to actually use the dvd I have to modprobe sr_mod; it
looks like the udev rule to do that isn't working
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run F7 on a Toshiba Tecra S3
DVD not detected
DVD detected and modules loaded
Anaconda does pick up the DVD drive, after manually selecting the driver. I did
have to add |noprobe| to the anaconda boot options - see bug 215016? Unsure if
thats related. This was an FC6 upgrade, FWIW.
lspci -n is attached.
/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1f.1/host4/target4:0:0/4:0:0:0/type is 5, so the
udev rule should be triggering
Created attachment 155958 [details]
You mean, ata_piix is _not_ loaded automatically? And sr_mod not also?
Err, yeah, sorry. And sr_mod isn't loaded automatically at boot, or on modprobe
FWIW, ata_piix is not needed for bootup - the hard drive here is SATA, using the
Worked this out - ata_piix was blacklisted due to the FC6 version of bug 215016
causing ata_piix to load instead of ahci, rather than as well as.