Re: RH73 Promise ATA/133 Install Problems

Randy Broman (
Sat, 04 Jan 2003 11:31:05 -0800

# lspci -v -v

00:0f.0 RAID bus controller: Promise Technology, Inc. PDC20276 IDE (rev
01) (prog-if 85)
Subsystem: Giga-byte Technology: Unknown device b001
Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr-
Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B- ParErr- DEVSEL=slow >TAbort- <TAbort-
<MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-

Latency: 32 (1000ns min, 4500ns max), cache line size 08
Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 10
Region 0: I/O ports at e800 [size=8]
Region 1: I/O ports at e400 [size=4]
Region 2: I/O ports at e000 [size=8]
Region 3: I/O ports at dc00 [size=4]
Region 4: I/O ports at d800 [size=16]
Region 5: Memory at dffc000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
Capabilities: [60] Power Management version 1
Flags: PMEClk- DSI+ D1+ D2- AuxCurrent=0mA
Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-

John Bradford wrote:

>>I have a Gigabyte GA-7VRXP motherboard which has an on-board
>>Promise 20276 ATA133/RAID controller. I want to install RH73, on the
>>two ATA133 drives connected to the Promise controller. I've set up
>>the motherboard BIOS with the Promise 20276 interfaces as ATA (not
>>RAID), and I want to install on the two drives in a software RAID
>>If I start the standard RH73 install it does not identify the two drives
>>connected to the Promise interfaces.
>Support for the Promise 20276 went in to the kernel at 2.4.19-pre6.
>Can you get to a command prompt and post the output of lspci -v -v?
>Maybe it has a non standard PCI id and is not being recognised.

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