Wd6401aals Linux Tags: Western Digital Linux Device Driver Hard Drives Last response: August 26, 2010 10:23 AM in Linux/Free BSD Share Anonymous August 24, 2010 6:00:06 PM Does anyone know, how I can get a Linux device driver for a Western Digital WD6401 (640 GB hard disk) that works for a SLES10 installation ? Any advice is welcome, but I'm beginning to fear, that it just doesn't exist. Andries Mulder email@example.com More about : wd6401aals linux | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove linux_0 Linux Expert August 26, 2010 10:23:55 AM Welcome to the linux forums You're right it doesn't exist. There's drivers for the disk controller on your motherboard which talks to the hard disk not the hard disk itself. If your controller isn't detecting the drive Linux isn't going to be able to use it, nor is any other operating system for that matter. Please post your full hardware specs. Semper Fi | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Linux/Free BSD>Wd6401aals Linux> Related ressources: Forum$3500 Linux System (New Build) ForumNew HDDs for Raid 0 ForumSlow / Choppy Video and slow window redraw ForumHackintosh ForumShut Down Forum4 Step Upgrade/New PC - $1,800 from a $650 Machine ForumREPOST - help building new Ubuntu file+media server ForumHome system layout & component advice -- DVR+Photoshop ForumDeveloper/Programmer Build ForumFile Server Build spec Forum[new system build] media/gamer setup ForumGaming rig for around $1000 CAN ForumPlease help me make this gaming build a bit less expensive. ForumIntel i5 VM-Surfing Build $2500 ForumNeed Advice on Budget WoW Gaming PC ForumBoot Problems Forum[Solved] Advice on beginner learning linux and cluster computing Forum[Solved] Linux on Cell phones ForumInstall linux and did not backup window's files. ForumLinux motherboard More resources !