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How to install Redhat Linux 4.0 on Acer Power Series with SATA.

\015 \015\012I am trying to Linux installation on ACER Power Series with Nvidia chipset, of\302\240M7VMX-K Series\302\240motherboard with SATA Hard disk and SATA DVD Combo drive. BIOS has SATA controller option ebabled with only:\302\240IDE\302\240After booting through the CD, at the point of\302\240Installation Method, it asked "What type of media contains the package to be installed ?". I selected 'Local CDROM'. It showed:'No Driver Found'Unable to find any devices of the type needed for this installation type. Would you like to manually select your driver or use a driver disk ?I tried with different SATA drivers given in the driver list. But nothing is compatible. Unable to proceed with the installation. Please give us the solution.\015

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So did you try to install with and IDE dvd drive? Might be a BIOS issue, update bios or get a ide dvd drive somehow...
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