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SubjectRe: Annoying msgs about hda
On Fri, 2 Nov 2001, Ivan Passos wrote:

> Hello,
> [*** Please CC your answer to me directly, as I'm currently not
> subscribed
> to lkml ***]
> I'm building a tiny Linux system of my own (no distro, although I'm
> using
> Debian as a "sample"), which boots from a CompactFlash and uncompresses
> a
> RAMDisk into RAM. The CompactFlash remains usually unmounted (except
> during boot, when I want to save the system's configuration, upgrade
> the
> RAMDIsk image, etc.). I'm using kernel 2.4.9.
> I've noticed that every time I mount, fsck, or do any other "low-level"
> access to the CompactFlash (which is seen as a HD, /dev/hda), I get the
> following msgs:
> # mount /flash/config
> hda: hda1 hda2 hda3 <--+---- These msgs (yes, they always show up
> twice)
> hda: hda1 hda2 hda3 <--+
> #
> If I place the _same_ CF in a Debian Potato system using the same
> kernel,
> I don't get these msgs when mounting the CF. I'm pretty sure these msgs
> come from the kernel (I believe from the check_partition() function on
> linux/fs/partitions/check.c), but it's really annoying to get these
> msgs
> every time I mount the device!!
> Is there a way to prevent this?!?! Or ... why doesn't it happen on a
> "regular" distro (like my Debian system)??
> TIA for any advice/comment/insight.

This is because "regular" distro is running klogd.

Sergey Kubushin Sr. Unix Administrator
Metavante, Inc. Phone: 702-567-8857
874 American Pacific Dr, Fax: 702-567-8808
Henderson, NV 89014

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