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From: Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@g.o>
Subject: Re: Support to some PATA controllers in instalation cd
Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2008 11:12:13 -0600
Igor Cavalcante wrote:
> I have a motherboard dq35jo of intel and this has a controller PATA 
> Marvell. I had to install the gentoo from a live cd of ubuntu because 
> the kernel that comes with the CD installation of the current gentoo 
> (2007.0) not support my controller (Marvel). I interesting that the CD 
> to install the new version of gentoo has up support some controllers PATA.

It's quite possible that the kernel used in the 2007.0 media (2.6.19) just 
didn't have support for this controller. Please file a bug for this. Include the 
kernel CONFIG option for the controller, so we know exactly what we need to enable.

Also, the following URL seems to be relevant:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/slackware-installation-40/cddvd-not-found-584582/page2.html#post2983385

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Andrew Gaffney                                 http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
Gentoo Linux Developer             Catalyst/Installer + x86 release coordinator
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