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RE: [vox-tech] different kernel versions see HD's as different devices
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RE: [vox-tech] different kernel versions see HD's as different devices

I had this problem on my Abit BP6 with Intel BX and HPT366 chipsets 

There is a kernel parameter "ide-reverse" (or ide=reverse?), you might 
try to pass it to Lilo.  There is also kernel option "Boot offboard 
chipsets first".  I think that's the one that worked for me.

I'm gonna start playing with firewire and compiled 2.4.19 a couple of 
days ago.  It found the firewire port on my SB Audigy right away.  Now 
just need to get a DV camcorder ;).


> In trying to get firewire to work correctly, I am trying to use the 
> standard "vanilla" 2.4.19 kernel instead of my gentoo 2.4.19-r7 kernel. 
>   I haven't had any trouble getting or compiling the vanilla kernel, 
> when I boot it, it insists that my hard drives are /dev/hde 
and /dev/hdf 
> whereas my gentoo kernel recognized my drives as /dev/hda and /dev/hdb. 
>   This is a royal pain as it means that when I boot the vanilla kernel, 
> it doesn't recognize my /etc/fstab settings (they all say /dev/hda* or 
> /dev/hdb*) among other things.
> I have absolutely no idea why a new kernel would recognize my drives as 
> different devices.  Can anybody enlighten me and/or offer a fix?
> Kai
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