Re: [debian-knoppix] Knoppix-light double-detecting SCSI disks
On Thu, Nov 07, 2002 at 09:33:40PM +0100, Christian Perle wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 05, 2002 at 15:38:51 +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> > > >I suspect that there might be a problem with SCSI emulation and kernel
> > > >2.4.19-ac4. Is that possible? Any hints would be appreciated.
> > >
> > > I know that a friend of mine is running a 2.4.19-ac4 kernel on his
> > > Debian-Box. I will ask him if he has experienced any
> > > problem. Sorry that I can not help you by myself.
> > Since plain 2.4.19-ac4 runs fine on this machine, I suspect a problem
> > with the SCSI emulation that knoppix uses.
> Knoppix uses the SCSI emulation that comes with the vanilla kernel.
> However, I noticed that it activates the emulation with the kernel
> parameter "hdX=scsi", not "hdX=ide-scsi". I couldn't find what makes
> the difference between those options.
hdX=scsi allows SCSI emulation for CD-Roms only.
hdX=ide-scsi maps the entire drive to SCSI and disables/hides normal IDE
access, also for harddisks, to my understanding.
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