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2566Re: [gnubies-il] hard disk problems

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  • Tzafrir Cohen
    Jan 1, 2004
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      On Wed, Dec 31, 2003 at 12:51:57AM +0200, Jason Friedman wrote:
      > To recap my problem which i brought up last week:
      >
      > when booting with a newly installed hard disk, the kernel crashes when
      > it reaches that hard disk after successfully recognizing the other hard
      > disk and CD-RW.
      >
      > hda: QUANTUM FIREBALL_TM1080A, ATA DISK drive
      > hdb: HEwlett-Packard CD-Writer Plus 8100, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
      > hdc: Maxtor 82187 A5, ATA DISK drive
      >
      > Part of the stack trace dumped is:
      >
      > ide_config_drive_speed [kernel]
      > config_art_rwp_pio [kernel]
      > ide_tune_drives [kernel]
      > ideprobe_init [kernel]
      >
      > So i assume it is something to with the ide probing that is causing it
      > to crash.
      > If i run linux with hdc=noprobe, it doesn't crash, but i can't see the
      > hard disk. so is there some way i can manually
      > specify the hard disk type and parameters as kernel options?

      see 'ide.txt' in the kernel documentation, e.g:

      http://www.iglu.org.il/lxr/source/Documentation/ide.txt

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