[LAU] HDSP 9652+Win 7 == update flash - bye bye Linux audio & Alsa?

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Fri Mar 19 18:53:27 EDT 2010

On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 3:32 PM, Peder Hedlund <peder at musikhuset.org> wrote:
> Quoting Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com>:
>>> So far, all new PC's I've encountered still have drivers for XP if you
>>> go to their website.
>>> The trick to recognizing SATA is to set it to "Compatible" instead of
>>> "Native" in BIOS. Once you've installed the proper driver you can set
>>> it back to Native.
>> Nahh...didn't work on these Intel motherboards. I tried all three
>> modes available in BIOS. None of them worked.
> I got a Lenovo M58 today with an Intel MoBo and the trick there was to
> disable AHCI in the SATA settings. After that I had no problem booting and
> installing with my XP-SP3 CD.
> - Peder

Congrats on getting it working.

My understanding about going that way was that WRT Windows, once
non-AHCI, always non-AHCI. Linux was easy. I built support for
everything into the kernel and can change BIOS anytime. I'll be
interested in your experiences as you go forward.


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