Re: hde vs hda drive designation
hi ya taren
On Tue, 18 Jan 2005, Taren wrote:
> >the kernel has an option "boot from pci" ( /dev/hde ) card first
> The kernel I boot successfully from (2.2.20, which is the original
2.2 ??? pretty old ... and i don't know what distro you're using
on your "month old system" ..
2.4.28 is current .. or if you're brave with 2.6.10 + lots of minor
> kernel set up during installation) has no problem recognizing /dev/hde
> as the device on which my hard drive is located.
> The problem is that when I use a customized kernel, it is seeing the
> hard drive as /dev/hda, and panics.
and how was the "customized kernel built" ??
- what options
- and good that its looking for /dev/hda
> I have an ASUS A7V8X-LA motherboard (the specs can be found here:
- all mb has onboard ide ...
link was bad ... but found the modified for hp mb on the hp site
> ), which has onboard UDMA IDE connectors, which are being used for my
> hard drive (there is only one).
nothing strange with the onboard mb
> I need to find a way to have my original kernel (I recognize that I may
> have to reinstall from scratch) see the hard drive as being /dev/hda,
> instead of /dev/hde.
post your kernel config option you used to build your custom kernel