Re: SATA, 2.6, make-kpg and grub
On Saturday 15 January 2005 15:54, Bjørnar Libæk wrote:
> When building and installing a 2.6 kernel image using "make-kpkg
> buildpackage .." and "dpkg -i" on a sarge box with 2.4 running and a
> SATA disk, the grub configuration is not updated correctly. In 2.4,
> SATA disks get device names of type /dev/hde, but in 2.6 (libata
> driver), scsi naming is used (e.g /dev/sda). After installing the
> image, "root=/dev/hde1" option is passed to the 2.6 kernel, which
> causes a kernel panic. Editing the file solves the problem, but
> shouldn't this be done automatically?
There should be a warning message at the very least (assuming it's
non-trivial to predict the device name for the new kernel accurately).
File a bug report to have the issue fixed.