[plug] OT WAY OT

Senectus . senectus at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 16:27:17 WST 2007

Sata is rapidly becoming standard on laptops now.
I buy in about a dozen a month at the moment, normally Toshiba, hp and
samsung. All have 2.5" Sata.

On 13/03/07, Gregory Orange <gregory.orange at metoceanengineers.com> wrote:
> sothisistheinternet wrote:
> > Unlikely to be sata on a laptop...unless it's something bleeding edge
> > that I'm unaware of from HP. As Shannon asked: what's the issue?
> I bought an HP notebook (nx6320 or nc6320 from memory) a few weeks ago
> which contained a SATA drive. It caused problems until I disabled
> "Native SATA mode" in BIOS as directed by HP. Then there's a driver
> which I've yet to install, which should enable MS Windows to see the
> drive with this mode re-enabled.
> Thankfully I had no such trouble booting the machine using a Gentoo
> bootdisk for many enjoyable seconds of filesystem manipulation.
> Greg.
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