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Booting from a live CD

Change your bios settings: SATA Mode: AHCI mode

add "all-generic-ide" to the boot parameters, i.e: boot:gentoo all-generic-ide

Kernel configuration

SCSI device support

Linux Kernel Configuration: SCSI device support
Device Drivers  --->
  SCSI device support --->
      <*>   SCSI disk support
      <*>   SCSI generic support
      SCSI low-level drivers  --->
            <*> Serial ATA (SATA) support
            <*> AHCI SATA support
            <*> Intel PIIX/ICH SATA support
Linux Kernel Configuration: ATA/ATAPI/MFM/RLL support
Device Drivers  --->
  ATA/ATAPI/MFM/RLL support  --->
         <*> ATA/ATAPI/MFM/RLL support
         <*>   Enhanced IDE/MFM/RLL disk/cdrom/tape/floppy support
         <*>     Include IDE/ATA-2 DISK support 
         <*>     Include IDE/ATAPI CDROM support
         <*>     generic/default IDE chipset support
          [*]     PCI IDE chipset support 
          [*]       Sharing PCI IDE interrupts support 
         <*>       Generic PCI IDE Chipset Support 
          [*]       Generic PCI bus-master DMA support 
          [*]         Use PCI DMA by default when available
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