SATA support in Linux kernel's menuconfig

Aditya Bankar adityabankar at
Mon Feb 8 04:54:17 PST 2010

----- Original Message ----
> From: Simon Geard <delgarde at>
> To: lfs-support at
> Sent: Mon, 8 February, 2010 10:34:23 AM
> Subject: Re: SATA support in Linux kernel's menuconfig
> On Sun, 2010-02-07 at 14:42 +0530, Aditya Bankar wrote:
> > Can The library libata be used during boot time?
> Can be, and should be. The "Support for SATA" option is very old, dating
> to when SATA was a new thing - libata was it's replacement, and should
> be used for all SATA and IDE hardware these days...
> Simon.

In lfs we haven't compiled libdata. Thus, I think, we will have to use "Support for SATA". If I compile libdata how do I tell kernel that libdata must be used for SATA support? Do we need to use bootscripts?


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