[ubuntu] Marvell 88SE6121 eSATA not recognized (Asus M4A79XTD EVO MOBO)

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I have just installed Ubuntu 9.10 on a new Asus M4A79XTD EVO motherboard. All other hardware seems to be running fine, all my internal drives are recognized (though these are on the AMD SB750). I have had difficulties with eSATA and ubuntu in the past with other motherboards. When diagnosing problems I use dmesg. This time however when I turn on my eSATA drive I don't get any kind of new output with dmesg. Has anyone gotten eSATA on a Marvell 88SE6121 working? If so how? If you can't help me specifically, is there another command I need to use to try and monitor what is going on when I turn on my drive. I get the feeling that nothing at all is happening when I turn on my drive... I used hwinfo to try and find out if Ubuntu is even seeing my controller and it is indeed. Here is the relevant section: Code: 40: PCI 400.0: 0101 IDE interface   [Created at pci.318]   UDI: /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pci_11ab_6121   Unique ID: YmUS.f481h2xHnF9   Parent ID: WL76.T8BQG7pYTS8   SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:09.0/0000:04:00.0   SysFS BusID: 0000:04:00.0   Hardware Class: storage   Model: "Marvell 88SE6121 SATA II Controller"   Vendor: pci 0x11ab "Marvell Technology Group Ltd."   Device: pci 0x6121 "88SE6121 SATA II Controller"   SubVendor: pci 0x1043 "ASUSTeK Computer Inc."   SubDevice: pci 0x822f   Revision: 0xb2   Driver: "pata_marvell"   I/O Ports: 0xec00-0xec07 (rw)   I/O Ports: 0xe880-0xe883 (rw)   I/O Ports: 0xe800-0xe807 (rw)   I/O Ports: 0xe480-0xe483 (rw)   I/O Ports: 0xe400-0xe40f (rw)   Memory Range: 0xf7fffc00-0xf7ffffff (rw,non-prefetchable)   IRQ: 17 (7631 events)   Module Alias: "pci:v000011ABd00006121sv00001043sd0000822Fbc01sc01i8f"   Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown   Attached to: #17 (PCI bridge) I have enabled AHCI in my bios. If you need any other information please let me know. Thanks in advance for any help you can offer! (Hardware)