Re: Q: cfdisk error
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Elizabeth Barham" <email@example.com>
To: "Alice M. Pinard" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2002 8:01 AM
Subject: Re: Q: cfdisk error
> "Alice M. Pinard" <email@example.com> writes:
> > Trying to ready a 60g drive on a Promise Ultra card for first use.
> > used MAKEDEV to create /dev/hde
> > when I did 'cfdisk /dev/hde' I got "no partition table or unknown
> > signature on partition table"
> > um... does that sound at all right?
> ummmm.... no.
> You have more than one IDE card in the machine, yes? And you're trying
> to set up the system to use, at most, eight IDE drives?
> The kernel is going to have to recognize the card and set up the
> connections - usually done during bootstapping. During boot, does it
> 1) The card (Promise Ultra)
> 2) /dev/hde
> ? 'dmesg' should tell you.
> OTOH, if you mean the 60g drive is new and is what is referred to in
> "first use", and you just plugged it into the IDE connectors on the
> mother board, you may want to use "dmesg" and see if it's on a
> different device, such as /dev/hdc or /dev/hdd.
> I don't understand why you had to make /dev/hde unless you have more
> than one IDE operational controller in your system.
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