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  1. #1

    Elive with ATAPI CDROM and SATA Disk

    Hello all:
    My first thread here.

    I am not the only one with this problem. I am trying to install Elive linux which is Debian with Enlightenment 17 window manager. When I boot the install/live CD it dumps me to the shell when it loads the RAMFS and I cannot find the CDROM.
    dmesg shows the CDROM as found but I cannot find any /dev/hd? devices. Looks like it seend my SATA hard drive OK, /dev/sda?. What can I do here??

    Alex DeWolf

  2. #2
    some new motherboards have sata support for cdrom, i think this causes issues with most livecds, i know the latest gentoo works on these machines

    you just have to wait for the drivers/modules to be included...

    if you can download it, try the unstable elive, might work, haven't tried

    elive rocks!!

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    Yeah the lastest elive 5.5 unstable boots and installs but it is otherwise very broken.


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