Re: hde vs hda drive designation
On Mon, 17 Jan 2005, Taren wrote:
> I have a situation where, when I installed Debian Sarge, my hd was
> recognized as 'hde' (as opposed to hda).
> Everything works fine, as long as I boot from the original kernel from
> the installation media.
the kernel has an option "boot from pci" ( /dev/hde ) card first
> However, when I boot from a kernel compiled on my system, the kernel
> panics, saying that I need to 'append a correct "root=" boot option'.
lilo: root=/dev/hda1 -- or --
> Under the compiled kernel (2.6.10), my hd is recognized as 'hda',
> instead of hde, now.
not possible ?? or its broken ..
i assume your "hde" is plugged into a pci card and NOT the motherboard
> If I try changing lilo.conf (that's the boot loader I'm using) to
> reflect the 'new' hd designation of hda, but I am unable to run lilo, as
> it can't find the disk.
yup... its doing exactly what yu told it .. but its not what you wanted
> If anyone has a suggestion on how to get around this, I would appreciate
> their sharing the information.
yo'd need to give more info
- do you have a pci based disk controller
- youwill need to enable the kernel option to boot off hde
- some motherboards do not support booting from hde
if you have dvd, cdrom .. put those on hde
- and if it doesn't boot from cd.. you have your answer