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    SubjectRe: Fw: max number of ide controllers?
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    Charles Wilkins writes:
    > I have ide.2.2.18.1209.patch applied. The kernel is 2.2.18.
    > So what is the answer? 4 controllers max or 10 for my kernel?

    10 controllers if you have the IDE patches applied. 4 otherwise.

    > I have done this. There are no conflicts.
    > SB32 uses 0x168-0x16f,0x36e,10 and nothing else does.

    > What would be the correct kernel command to manually set up the SB32 as ide
    > 4 for the above resources?

    in your lilo.conf, add a line:
    append="ide4=0x168,0x36e,10"

    See /usr/src/linux/Documentation/ide.txt for more info. You may need to
    specify the I/O ports for ide2 and ide3 in this case, as the above I/O
    ports are for ide3.

    > I have the following hd devices in /dev.

    > hda 3,0
    > hdb 3,64
    > hdc 22,0
    > hdd 22,64
    > hde 33,0
    > hdf 33,64
    > hdg 34,0
    > hdh 34,64

    > How do I go about making devices for hdi, hdj, hdk, hdl, hdm, hdn, etc ?

    > i.e. which major and minor numbers do I use?

    If you have a reasonably recent /dev/MAKEDEV installed, you should be able
    to just do "cd /dev; ./MAKEDEV hdi hdj hdk hdl", but failing that,

    hdi = 56,0
    hdj = 56,64
    hdk = 57,0
    hdl = 57,64

    You can always check /usr/src/linux/Documentation/devices.txt for more.

    Cheers, Andreas
    --
    Andreas Dilger \ "If a man ate a pound of pasta and a pound of antipasto,
    \ would they cancel out, leaving him still hungry?"
    http://www-mddsp.enel.ucalgary.ca/People/adilger/ -- Dogbert
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