Gentoo and Sony Vaio VGN-FZ180E – part 5: Storage

England In this post I’ll deal with this vaio’s hard disk, dvd-rom, 5-in-1 Card reader. The kernel is 2.6.24-r3 (latest official stable)

Hard Disk

lspci show the SATA controller that this model uses:

00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation Mobile SATA AHCI Controller (rev 03)

To enable in the kernel:

Device Drivers --->
  <*> Serial ATA (prod) and Parallel ATA (experimental) drivers  --->
     <*>   AHCI SATA support


Device Drivers --->
   <*> ATA/ATAPI/MFM/RLL support  --->
           <*>   Enhanced IDE/MFM/RLL disk/cdrom/tape/floppy support
           <*>     Include IDE/ATAPI CDROM support
            [*]     IDE ACPI support
           <*>     generic/default IDE chipset support
           <*>     Generic PCI IDE Chipset Support

After booting, look in dmesg:

Probing IDE interface ide0...
Probing IDE interface ide1...
ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
hda: ATAPI 47X DVD-ROM DVD-R-RAM CD-R/RW drive, 8192kB Cache

Multimedia Card Reader (MMC)

lspci shows:

09:03.2 Mass storage controller: Texas Instruments 5-in-1 Multimedia Card Reader (SD/MMC/MS/MS PRO/xD)

kernel flags:

Device Drivers
     --- MMC/SD card support
      <*>   MMC block device driver
       [*]     Use bounce buffer for simple hosts
      <*>   SDIO UART/GPS class support
        <*>   Secure Digital Host Controller Interface support  (EXPERIMENTAL)
        <*>     Ricoh MMC Controller Disabler  (EXPERIMENTAL)
        <*>   Winbond W83L51xD SD/MMC Card Interface support
        <*>   TI Flash Media MMC/SD Interface support  (EXPERIMENTAL)

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