dennisjperkins at dennisjperkins at
Thu Jun 28 06:20:29 PDT 2007

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From: Baho Utot <baho-utot at>
> On Wednesday 27 June 2007 8:09 pm, Chris Staub wrote:
> > Baho Utot wrote:
> > > I have just finished installing LFS-6.2 jhalfs build on my notebook a
> > > DELL INSPERION 1501.  It has a SATA hard drive controller.  The
> > > motherboard is some kind of ATI board from dmesg and from the sys.log.
> > >
> > > I am currently booting LFS using all-generic-ide on the grub "kernel
> > > line" and I want to change it to SATA.
> > >
> > > Does LFS support SATA out of the box?
> >
> > The kernel has a number of SATA drivers. Just select the one that
> > matches your hardware.
> I think I need to enable libata but I can not find where to enable it.  From 
> what I can determine it is under SCSI but I have not found it.
> >From what I can determine:
> It also appears that the kernel does not have a driver specifically for the 
> hardware on the notebook.   I have FC6 installed and it seems to use libata  
> as determined by lsmod.  From lspci -v on FC6 gives me a SATA controller ATI 
> Technologies Inc SB600 Non-Raid SATA.
> I also see from the sys.log that I have some other "kernel" issues as the 
> sound hardware is not found and some other PCI devices failed initialization.
> I am currently looking into this.  It is  ATI Tech. SB600 Azalia.

My computer has the SB600 Northbridge chip.  If I recall correctly, you need to build these for SATA and sound:
   SND_HDA_INTEL for Azalia.

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