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Re: Debian installer not recognizing high-numbered HD?

On 22 Mar 2001, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> I-Gene Leong <mrp@pwrsrc.net> writes:
> > hdg: secondary 20G UDMA33 drive (which is where I want to put Debian)
> >
> > Now, booting with the udma66 disk is trouble-free and the boot messages
> > clearly show hde and hdg being recognized. I can mount hdg from a console
> > window. However, the Debian installer itself won't let me select hdg in
> > Partition a drive and it won't recognize any partitions on hdg I made
> > outside using cfdisk.
> >
> > I'm guessing this is just a little limit problem somewhere where you're
> > not checking hd interfaces high enough, but I can't locate the source to
> > the installer, so this is the best I can do, letting you know of the
> > problem. Thanks in advance for anything you do.
> I thought I fixed this!  Can you try the images at
> http://people.debian.org/~aph/current/ ?

Just did... same thing, I only see hde. Mounted /dev/hdg1 and /dev/hdg3
from the console without a problem. Here's dmesg:

Linux version 2.2.18pre21-ide (root@arnor) (gcc version #1 Sat
Nov 18 19:41:46 EST 2000
Detected 400915 kHz processor.
Console: colour VGA+ 80x25
Calibrating delay loop... 799.53 BogoMIPS
Memory: 192860k/196544k available (1016k kernel code, 420k reserved, 2176k
data, 72k init)
Dentry hash table entries: 32768 (order 6, 256k)
Buffer cache hash table entries: 262144 (order 8, 1024k)
Page cache hash table entries: 65536 (order 6, 256k)
VFS: Diskquotas version dquot_6.4.0 initialized
Intel machine check architecture supported.
Intel machine check reporting enabled on CPU#0.
512K L2 cache (4 way)
CPU: L2 Cache: 512K
CPU: Intel Pentium II (Deschutes) stepping 02
Checking 386/387 coupling... OK, FPU using exception 16 error reporting.
Checking 'hlt' instruction... OK.
Checking for popad bug... OK.
POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX
mtrr: v1.35a (19990819) Richard Gooch (rgooch@atnf.csiro.au)
PCI: PCI BIOS revision 2.10 entry at 0xf0730
PCI: Using configuration type 1
PCI: Probing PCI hardware
Linux NET4.0 for Linux 2.2
Based upon Swansea University Computer Society NET3.039
NET4: Linux TCP/IP 1.0 for NET4.0
IP Protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP, IGMP
TCP: Hash tables configured (ehash 262144 bhash 65536)
Starting kswapd v 1.5
Detected PS/2 Mouse Port.
pty: 256 Unix98 ptys configured
Real Time Clock Driver v1.09
RAM disk driver initialized:  16 RAM disks of 16384K size
loop: registered device at major 7
Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 6.30
ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with
PIIX4: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 21
PIIX4: chipset revision 1
PIIX4: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
    ide0: BM-DMA at 0xd800-0xd807, BIOS settings: hda:DMA, hdb:pio
    ide1: BM-DMA at 0xd808-0xd80f, BIOS settings: hdc:DMA, hdd:pio
PDC20262: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 48
PDC20262: chipset revision 1
PDC20262: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
PDC20262: (U)DMA Burst Bit ENABLED Primary PCI Mode Secondary PCI Mode.
    ide2: BM-DMA at 0xa800-0xa807, BIOS settings: hde:DMA, hdf:pio
    ide3: BM-DMA at 0xa808-0xa80f, BIOS settings: hdg:DMA, hdh:pio
hda: CREATIVEDVD-ROM DVD2240E 03/18/98, ATAPI CDROM drive
hde: Maxtor 53073U6, ATA DISK drive
hdg: Maxtor 92048D8, ATA DISK drive
ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15
ide2 at 0xd000-0xd007,0xb802 on irq 9
ide3 at 0xb400-0xb407,0xb002 on irq 9
hde: Maxtor 53073U6, 29311MB w/2048kB Cache, CHS=59554/16/63, UDMA(66)
hdg: Maxtor 92048D8, 19531MB w/512kB Cache, CHS=39683/16/63, UDMA(33)
hda: ATAPI 24X DVD-ROM drive, 512kB Cache
Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.11
hdc: ATAPI 32X CD-ROM CD-R/RW drive, 2048kB Cache
Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 2.88M AMI BIOS
FDC 0 is a post-1991 82077
md driver 0.36.6 MAX_MD_DEV=4, MAX_REAL=8
Partition check:
ATAPI device hdc:
  Error: Not ready -- (Sense key=0x02)
  (reserved error code) -- (asc=0x3a, ascq=0x01)
  The failed "Read Cd/Dvd Capacity" packet command was:
  "25 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 "
 hde: [PTBL] [3736/255/63] hde1
 hdg: [PTBL] [2489/255/63] hdg1 hdg2 hdg3
VFS: Insert root floppy disk to be loaded into RAM disk and press ENTER
VFS: Disk change detected on device fd(2,0)
RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
apm: BIOS version 1.2 Flags 0x0b (Driver version 1.13)
apm: disabled on user request.
VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.
Freeing unused kernel memory: 72k freed
kmod: runaway modprobe loop assumed and stopped
kmod: runaway modprobe loop assumed and stopped
NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0 for Linux NET4.0.
 hde: hde1 hde2
VFS: Can't find an ext2 filesystem on dev ide3(34,1).
VFS: Can't find a Minix or Minix V2 filesystem on device 22:01.

I'm presuming the two VFS messages were caused by me attempting to access
hdg. Anyway, hope this helps.

I-Gene Leong (Mr.P, zqfmbg, DTC, etc...) --------------- http://pwrsrc.net
mrp@pwrsrc.net / ileong@interchange.ubc.ca -------- 1859104, DTConvolution
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