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Re: SOLVED: bootstrap: panic: ... invalid IO size

Marc Singer writes:

> At http://www.pick.ucam.org/~mcv21/hurd.html, the author states:
>   First - Understand Hurd partition names
>   Hurd uses different partition names to Linux, and this can be
>   confusing. IDE hard disks are numbered in order, beginning from
>   hd0. Note that the second IDE drive will always be hd1, regardless of
>   whether it is a slave or a second master. SCSI drives are also
>   numbered in the same way, in absolute order (so not necessarily the
>   drive ID): they will always be sd0, sd1, and so on regardless of
>   whether the two drives are SCSI id 4 and 5 or whatever.
> This is, in fact, not the case.  The first physical disk on my machine
> is numbered similarly as it is on Linux, according to the controller
> and the master/slave status of that device.  My only IDE drive is a
> master on the second controller and it is hd2. 

Do SCSI drives actually get named as documented? My last experience with a
system that handled drive-names that way was MS-DOS, and it was quite
bothersome to have the DOS drive-letters reshuffle after adding or removing
a drive....

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