Subject: Re: Can SRM boot from a SATA drive?
To: None <>
From: Matt Thomas <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/06/2006 10:50:13
On Dec 6, 2006, at 2:43 AM, Dieter wrote:

> I have a 164lx which is currently booting from a SCSI disk,
> but the drive is several years old, and I'm hearing worrysome
> noises from it.  The price/GB of SCSI drives is obscene compared
> to PATA/SATA.  Thanks to a SRM bug, the onboard PATA controller
> only works in PIO mode, which is pathetic.  The box has a
> SC-SATG11 card, but SRM will not boot from it.
> Is there a SATA controller that SRM will boot from?

Get a IDE-CF adapter and boot from CF but have a kernel
wired with root on the SATA drive.