Re: bootstrap: panic: ... invalid IO size
On Sat, 14 Oct 2000, Marc Singer wrote:
> It took some fiddling, but I use the root= command to determine that
> this drive was called hd1. It must think that hd0 is the SCSI drive
> because the BIOS is configured to boot to the SCSI controller. I
> found the kernel using root=hd1s3. Then, when the kernel booted, it
> didn't like that, so I tried hd2s3 and received the above message.
I had a similar problem with a cdrom being recognised as hd2 instead of
hd1. The only HDD is the master on the first ide (hd0) and the cdrom
master on the the second. I expected the cdrom to be hd1, but it wasn't.
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