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SubjectRe: SBP2 hotplug doesn't update /proc/partitions
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On Thu, 2003-06-12 at 12:52, Erik Andersen wrote:
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> > fdisk /dev/sda believes the drive is only 120 GB but has a single 250 GB
> > partition:
>
> I strongly suspect your 1394 to IDE bridge is an ATA5 device, and
> is therefore limited to supporting drives less than 128 GB. That
> is the case for my firewire drives, so I keep them populated with
> 120 GB drives and I put my 200 GB drives elsewhere....

Thanks for the tip, but no, the enclosure with the 250 GB drive does
support ATA 6. However, the other enclosure with the 120 GB drive is
ATA 5 only.

After rebooting, I am able to mount the 250 GB reiserfs partition,
and I'm pretty sure that reiserfs accesses data past the 120 GB boundary
during the mount process. (I only have 8 GB of data on the partition at
the moment though...)

More bug reports on sbp2 coming in a second :-)

Torrey

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