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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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