Mario A Wojcik <mariowojcik@...> posted
44A7247C.1010403@..., excerpted below, on Sat, 01 Jul 2006
> Sorry by my english!
> I am trying to install gentoo from stage1, and when initiating my
> equipment, amd64 with mother asus, chipset via and serial ATA disc
> western digital of 80gb, profit not to do fdisk because I do not have
> /dev/xxx aiming a this.
You may do as you wish, but you know stage-1 is discouraged, correct? A
stage-3 install is recommended, and after an emerge --emptytree world, you
end up at the same place anyway.
That should not be your problem here, however, as you would still need to
> It already reviews everything and profit not to cause that it works.
> 1. - The serial ATA disc Places as in the bios (nonraid)
> 2. - Treatment to use it like scsi, but does not appear to me
> /dev/sdxx (single /dev/hdd that is the reader)
This would be the problem. It should be /dev/sdX.
> 3. - It does not appear /dev/hdx either, because law that podria to
> take /dev/hde
> 4. - It tries to load by hand module sata_via, but it does not do
> anything (it must be because already this loaded according to dmesg)
> 5. - it deals with acpi=off with equal result.
> Chipset is a route vt8251 Some of You podria to help me, really
> not that but to prove (already the books were burned to me)
You need to find someone with that chipset to help, if possible.
What is your specific motherboard/mainboard? Someone may have it. If
not, we can at least check the manufacturer's web site for it and
hopefully get all the specifications, chipset, but more also.
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