Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 247238
Installer does not detect RAID/Sata disks on Ati SB600 south bridge
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:09 EST
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Description of problem:
I have upgraded my PC with Asus M2A-VM mobo and 2 Seagate SATA2 disks at Raid0 (stripe ) config. i've installed XP and XP64 on these disks without any problems.
but Fedora 7 installation hangs while " Loading AHCI driver " screen for 5~6 minutes, then goes on . but in installation there is no HDD detected .
Mobo is M2A-VM with ATI SB600 southbridge .
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.run F7 DVD on boot
2.freezes on " Loading AHCI driver " for 5~6 minutes with HDD led on
3.no HDD detected on installation screen
no HDD detected on installation screen .
i should have seen my Partitioned drives instead.
detailed System info trying to install :
AMD 5200+ Athlon x2 CPU
Asus M2A-VM mainboard (bios version 0801 - latest atm) with AMD 690G north and Ati sb600 Southbridge.
2x Seagate ST380815AS disks at bios Raid array config (stripe)
Could you grab a recent fedora devel kernel and retest?
Mehmet, you can grab a kernel from one of the sites listed here:
Install the kernel rpm package and reboot -- does your system boot?
nope, my system does not boot yet, because i couldn't hve installed Fedora yet .
The installer (anaconda) does not detect my raid drives on this south bridge ,
so i can't install Fedora. I need an updated re-spin of the DVD , or rescue CD
boot.iso from here should work ftp://fedora.bu.edu/fedora/development/x86_64/os
WFM with latest fedora, kernel-2.6.23-0.15.rc0.git1.fc8.x86_64.rpm . As
previously mentioned, upstream had a lot of SB600 churn.
(In reply to comment #4)
> boot.iso from here should work ftp://fedora.bu.edu/fedora/development/x86_64/os
it did not . the new boot.iso refused working, it hangs in the options screen ,
where F1/F2 and so on can be selected/pressed .
and new FC8 kernel installation on FC7 also did not work , it freezes where it
loads the kernel in the boot up . (on normal ide installation for testing)
just as a side note : to my surprise , Fedora 7 (32 bit ) version installation
recogized disks on Ati SB600 controller, but seperately. and deleted my data on
the disks with wrong clicking, due to invalid partition table it couln't
recognize . It detects the disks on the controller , but does not support bios
raid function .