Bug#409222: linux-image-2.6.18-3-686: on system with absolutely no SATA drives - 'ata1: port is slow to respond, please be patient'
On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 10:03:19AM +0000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 01, 2007 at 08:05:29AM +0100, Frans Pop wrote:
> > On Thursday 01 February 2007 03:18, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> > > unfortunately there is no change.
> > >
> > > this is with 2.6.18-6-686.
> > >
> > > ghfield:~# apt-cache show linux-image-2.6.18-3-686
> > > Version: 2.6.18-7
> > This is _not_ the latest version. Please try with linux-image-2.6.18-4-686
> > (2.6.18.dfsg.1-9) from unstable, as Dann requested!
yep - it works. messages about probing some device at a random
location say 'oops it not there'.
unfortunately, something _else_ has gone wrong - probably with yaird -
where the root (which is the /dev/hdc) cannot be detected (!!!) and so
i end up with a busybox shell in the initrd (!) but that's another
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