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

Peder Hedlund peder at musikhuset.org
Tue Mar 23 03:35:59 EDT 2010

Quoting Peder Hedlund <peder at musikhuset.org>:

> Quoting Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com>:
>> On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 3:32 PM, Peder Hedlund <peder at musikhuset.org> wrote:
>>> 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.
>> 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.
> Nah, once you've got XP installed it's usually a matter of installing
> the proper SATA/AHCI driver (I think in this case it's called Intel
> Matrix Storage Driver), rebooting and resetting BIOS to
> Native/AHCI/Whatever.

Heh, on the M58 I never got the switch-to-SATA/NATIVE/AHCI-afterwards to work.
The storage driver didn't have a prepare driver, like the R400 had,  
and no matter how I tried I couldn't get it to take any of the tricks  
on the web:

- Peder

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