[Solved!]Re: Getting debian to ignore hdb on bootup
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 07:07:35PM +0200, Jonathan Kaye wrote:
>> sudo update-initramfs -u
> I cannot directly confirm that step since I do not use initramfs-tools
> (I build my initrd, when it is needed, with yaird to avoid like a plague
> putting udev in the initrd. Well, I also do not use sudo but one of its
> many equivalents).
> I hope that in the process you really learned something useful, since
> from a pratical point of view simply disconnecting the ide cable from
> hdb (when the pc is off) would have been the same as hdb=none, only much
> faster ...
I followed that steps I posted earlier and, YES! no Debian does not probe
hdb. Bootup in under a minute (instead of more than 15 minutes).
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