Re: Getting debian to ignore hdb on bootup
>> * From: Jonathan Kaye <email@example.com>
>>Is there anything in the startup routine that I can alter so that the
>>system ignores /dev/hdb?
> Linkname: The Linux BootPrompt-HowTo: Hard Disks
> URL: http://tldp.org/HOWTO/BootPrompt-HOWTO-7.html
>>I tried disabling the
>>2nd hard disk from the bios but that didn't seem to have any effect.
> Linux does not use the bios to access disks (at most it can read from
> the bios the "fake geometry" so that this "geometry" used by the bios,
> the mbr and the boot loader are the same)
Thanks for the link. Just to be sure I understand, in my /boot/grub/menu.lst
file I have this:
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.24-1-686 root=/dev/hda1 ro
I should change this line to
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.24-1-686 root=/dev/hda1 ro hdb=noprobe
Is this the correct place for the boot option?
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