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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.14 IDE 56
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On Wed, May 08, 2002 at 02:25:13AM +0200, Guest section DW wrote:
> On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 05:36:03PM -0400, Jan Harkes wrote:
> > On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 05:26:10PM +0200, Martin Dalecki wrote:
> > > Uz.ytkownik Jan Harkes napisa?:
> > > >I'm still hoping a patch will show up that will allow me to regain
> > > >access to my compactflash cards and IBM microdrive disks. The code
> > > >currently doesn't rescan for new drives when a card has been inserted,
> > > >although it still seems to have all the necessary logic.
> > >
> > > Yes I'm fully aware of this, but the whole initialization
> > > is currently much in flux and I will return to this issue back
> > > if I think that things are in shape there. OK?
> >
> > I thought so, you already indicated so around the time that it broke.
> > There is still a 2.4 kernel when I really need to get to the data.
>
> I usually do
>
> blockdev --rereadpt /dev/sde
>
> or so. That still works for me with 2.5.13.

For SCSI devices probably, but I get "/dev/hde: No such device" (ENODEV)
when a CF card is inserted and recognized.

(dmesg)
hde: SanDisk SDCFB-32, ATA DISK drive
ide2 at 0x100-0x107,0x10e on irq 3
ide_cs: hde: Vcc = 3.3, Vpp = 0.0

When the CF card is not inserted I get a subtly different error
"/dev/hde: No such device or address" (ENXIO).

It looks like the drive <-> driver association is only set up when the
ide-disk driver module is loaded and not when new hardware is found.

Jan

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