Enabing SATA CD/DVD drives in Linux

If you get the following error when booting after installing a SATA CD or DVD drive:
ata2(0): WARNING: ATAPI is disabled, device ignored.

Then you will need to activate ATAPI devices for the SATA drive module. To do this add the following to your lilo config:


Then re-run lilo and reboot.

Last updated: 13/07/2007