[CentOS] SATA DVD Burner / AHCI / CentOS 4.7 (kernel: 2.6.9-78.0.22.EL)

Mon Jul 27 11:39:10 UTC 2009
James Pearson <james-p at moving-picture.com>

Robert Heller wrote:
> OK, it seems that the kernel I have (stock CentOS 4.7: 2.6.9-78.0.22.EL i686)
> seems to gronk the nVideo SATA controller in AHCI mode.  It is NOT able
> to deal with the SATA DVD Burner I have.  It is a "Sony Optiarc DVD
> Burner with LightScribe Black SATA Model AD-7241S-0B LightScribe
> Support".  Is there some special magic I need to do?  Here is the
> relevant bit from the boot up (SATA ports 2-6 are empty at present):

You could try booting with the boot command line option:


and see if that helps

James Pearson