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SubjectRe: Problem with SanDisk Compact Flash disks on IDE with kernel 2.4.x
Thank you,


> In summary you need the following kernel parameter:
> hdb=flash (I know your hdb is NOT flash but this is
> consistent with this "feature").

Perfect, it works, in some weeks my hair will be back!

> BTW testing with 2.2.18, hdb would silently be ignored.
> Kernel panic is well probably more consistent with this
> "feature".

I forgot to write about the problems when trying to install Redhat 7.1
and Redhat 7.2 with the CF present, then the real IDE disk/dev/hdb was
never found.
Passing the parameter (hdb=flash) to the distribution kernel at
install solved this too.

> Any progress/more info on why this "feature" is required?
>
> Padraig.
>

Audun
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