Re: [nslu2-general] ...limited success with mounting drives via USB2 hub (still need more help)
- Rod, thanks for a great explanation. Guess I'll have
to wait for OpenSlug to go beta.
--- Rod Whitby <list.yahoo@...> wrote:
> Linksys (SerComm actually) have modified the Linux--------------
> kernel to only
> support 2 drives and to deterministicly assign them
> to sda and sdb
> based on which port the drive is connected to. And
> the Linksys
> applications (for which we do not have source code)
> also rely on that
> modified kernel.
> Unslung is defined to be compatible with the stock
> firmware, and
> therefore retains that same mapping. Even if
> someone wanted to spend
> the effort to remove the restriction from the
> kernel, we couldn't
> change the binary apps.
> -- Rod
> On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 19:01:24 -0800 (PST), Gary
> Gutman <mrgaryg@...> wrote:
> > Out of curiosity, what is missing or preventing
> > current Unslung build from supporting something
> > that?
> > Regards,
> > mrgaryg
> > --- Rod Whitby <list.yahoo@...> wrote:
> > > On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 22:44:19 -0000, Gary Gutman
> > > <mrgaryg@...> wrote:
> > > > Is there a way to get arround that, and have
> > > assign the drive
> > > > to /dev/sdc1 or something along the lines. Do
> > > need to mknod /dev/sdc
> > > > etc...
> > >
> > > Simple answer is no. See FAQ #14. You need to
> > > OpenSlug (which is
> > > still in alpha) to be able to do that.
> > >
> > > -- Rod
> > >
> > --------------
> > Gary
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