[CentOS] Centos 5.3, no AHCI on HP DL320 G5p?

Mon Jul 27 18:28:42 UTC 2009
Ned Slider <ned at unixmail.co.uk>

Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Jul 2009 at 1:19pm, Veiko Kukk wrote
>>> I'm not sure for this particular model server, but normally this is a
>>> *BIOS* setting for the SATA controller.
>> There are no settings in BIOS for AHCI mode, it's only possible to
>> choose between raid and sata controller mode, i have chosen sata mode.
> Check to see if there's a BIOS update on HP's site.  I had some DL160s 
> with an old BIOS with no option for AHCI mode.  After upgrading to the 
> most recent BIOS, the option was there.

Yes, AHCI support requires both hardware and BIOS to support it. Even if 
the hardware supports it, if the vendor has chosen not to implement it 
in the BIOS then there's nothing you can do. Sounds like a BIOS update 
will add AHCI support for you.