On Friday 15 June 2007 12:21:44 Paschal Nee wrote:
>> Possibly a slightly less complex question than Brendan's but anyway.
>> I have a PowerEdge 830 for which I bought one of these
>http://www.komplett.ie/k/ki.aspx?sku=326440>> Looks like there's good support in Linux for DVD writing in general
> with dvdtools. Unfortunately I'm not even getting that far. I've
> hooked it up, its getting power but the BIOS does not see it. In the
> BIOS setup screen if I set SATA0 or SATA1 to "auto detect" a device it
> simply says "unknown device" and reverts to "off" on next boot.
> "unknown device" is the same answer I get if there is nothing plugged
> into the port.
>> The PowerEdge has a PCI raid card into which there is are two SATA
> disks connected. There is also a regular PATA CD/DVD combo. There
> are no other SATA devices connected to the motherboard.
>> So am I missing something obvious here? What's the significance of
> the SATA0 port (it's blue on both the PCI raid card & the
> motherboard)? I don't have another SATA system I can plug this into
> to see if it works there.
>> Any help appreciated,
Try setting this up in bios as CD-ROM driver and turn autodetecion off.
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