Some mainboards with intel's ICH8 chipset don't use ascending names/numbers for their SATA-ports.
Mine has sata1 sata2 sata5 and sata6 for example.
The AHCI driver stopped checking after sata3 (non-existing), so 2 of my sata-ports were never checked.
Fortunately I found a patch in 2.6.20 that fixes it, so I backported it to 2.6.19.
Can someone please include this in gentoo-sources?
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot PC
2. ls /dev/sd*
/dev/sda /dev/sdb /dev/sdc /dev/sdd
Created attachment 109142 [details, diff]
the fix, backported from 2.6.20 to 2.6.19-r5
fixed in gentoo-sources-2.6.19-r6