[ltp] Re: not detecting x25-m in ultrabay

m h linux-thinkpad@linux-thinkpad.org
Thu, 10 Dec 2009 22:51:36 -0700

On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 3:48 PM, m h <sesquile@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Folks-
> I'm trying to get an Intel X25-M sata SSD drive working in my ultrabay
> on a t61p.
> I'm running the gentoo 2.6.28-thinkpad-r2 kernel (have ata_piix
> builtin) and am not seeing anything in dmesg for it. =A0The dvd that
> used to be in the ultrabay worked fine. =A0Also it appears that the BIOS
> sees the drive, when I look in there.

This is weird, I swapped the drives to make sure I could see the
drive.  It started to boot, detected the ssd, and failed to mount the
root partition (it was now at /dev/hda instead of /dev/sda).  So I
swapped them back (SSD in ultrabay) and I can now see the SSD in
/dev/hda.  (Am pretty sure it wasn't sitting in that location
previously, perhaps it wasn't seated all the way, though the bios
detected it)

I saw mention in the ml a few months back about ext3/4.  Anyone want
to give their advice on which to use now that a little time has