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<DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>I am trying to use removable EIDE hard disks on
a Red Hat Linux 6.1 machine, for backup / walknet purposes.</FONT></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>Issuing a BLKRRPART ioctl call immediately after
changing the disk works, but only if the new disk is no larger than the disk
present at boot time (smaller and equal capacity disks work OK).</FONT></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>How do I get Linux to recognise that the media
in /dev/hdc has changed?</FONT></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>Bill Nottingham suggested that I ask you, as he
is unsure if this is a bug or if there is a technique that I am
missing.</FONT></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>Thanks</FONT></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>Richard Stanton</FONT></DIV>
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<DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2><A
href="mailto:rich@twasystems.fsnet.co.uk">rich@twasystems.fsnet.co.uk</A></FONT></DIV>
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