need help booting from SATA in 2.4.32

From: George Nychis
Date: Tue May 16 2006 - 16:29:51 EST


I've booted from a SATA drive in 2.4.32 before, but for some reason
2.4.32 will not recognize this disk. It is recognized when I boot 2.6.9

It uses the ata_piix module in both kernels. Whenever I boot 2.6.9 I see:
SCSI subsystem initialized
ACPI: PCI interrupt 0000:00:1f.2[B] -> GSI 7 (level, low) -> IRQ 7
ata: 0x170 IDE port busy
ata1: SATA max UDMA/133 cmd 0x1F0 ctl 0x3F6 bmdma 0xBFA0 irq 14
ata1: dev 0 ATA, max UDMA/100, 78140160 sectors:
ata1(0): applying bridge limits
ata1: dev 0 configured for UDMA/100
scsi0 : ata_piix
Vendor: ATA Model: FUJITSU MHV2040A Rev: 0000
Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 05
SCSI device sda: 78140160 512-byte hdwr sectors (40008 MB)
SCSI device sda: drive cache: write back
sda: sda1 sda2 sda3 sda4 < sda5 >
Attached scsi disk sda at scsi0, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
device-mapper: 4.1.0-ioctl (2003-12-10) initialised: dm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

However in 2.4.32 all i see is:
SCSI subsystem initialized

I am positive that my 2.4.32 has been compiled with ata_piix as a
module, and it does reside in /lib/modules/2.4.32/kernel/driver/scsi/

Any clues?


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