[mythtv-users] Distro that will install to SATA
bhalter at armyofpenguins.com
Sat Feb 25 15:31:14 UTC 2006
Yan Seiner wrote:
> Ben Bargabus wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> I've been reading this list for quite a while and finally bought
>> hardware for my first install. Unfortunately it appears that I made
>> incorrect assumptions that linux would get along well with sata (oops).
>> It appears that the debian net install won't mount a sata dvd drive so
>> it can't find the files it's attempting to install (fun!). Does anyone
>> know of a distro that will install via a sata dvd drive (Plextor
>> px-716-sa) to a sata hdd (seagate 500GB baracuda). I'd rather learn
> >from someone else's experience than spend the next week downloading
>> various distros.
> My only experience has been with debian installs:
> You must install the 2.6 kernel. The drives are detected as /dev/hd??
> but will boot as /dev/sd??....
> So you must provide a root=/dev/sd?? once the kernel is installed to
> boot the system. Then you can go and change lilo/grub to have the
> correct boot parameter.
> Except for that, install was straightforward....
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No problem with Gentoo either
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