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I am new to linux. My System configuration : processor:AMDAthlon 64 bit MBoard:AZUZ A8V-MX-UAYKZ VIA K8M800chipset Samsung Palo SATA HDD BIOS version 0405 I have got a window partition of ...
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- 10-10-2006 #1
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Installing FC5 in SATA Hard drive
I am new to linux.
My System configuration :
processor:AMDAthlon 64 bit
MBoard:AZUZ A8V-MX-UAYKZ VIA K8M800chipset
Samsung Palo SATA HDD
BIOS version 0405
I have got a window partition of which 7 GB is formatted for LINUX.
I have downloaded FC-5-x86_64-DVD.iso .When i tried to install
the following eror was shown
No Drives found
An error has occured-no valid devices where foundon whichto create new file systems.Please check your hardware for the cause of ths problem.
Do anybody knows whether this version supports SATA HDD?if not please suggest a version(Both server edition and home edition) which supports SATA HDD and 64 bit procesor.
Thanks in Advance
- 10-10-2006 #2
Try using some of this options in the "boot: " prompt
linux acpi=off apm=off
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- 10-10-2006 #3
I see you posted on the Fedora Forums about this issue as well (your thread).
Did you try setting your SATA controller (in the BIOS) to "compatibility mode" (perhaps called "legacy mode") ?
There are a few more things you can try here :
Using different boot parameters (F1 at installation prompt to know them) can be a good idea too, as suggested by Juan Pablo."To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the 'old', you derive security; from the 'new', you gain the flow."