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SubjectRe: pdc202xx_old broke boot [was Re: 2.6.9-mm1]
On Fri, 22 Oct 2004 17:21:00 -0700, Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> wrote:
> "J.A. Magallon" <jamagallon@able.es> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all...
> >
> > On 2004.10.22, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > >
> > > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.9/2.6.9-mm1/
> > >
> >
> > I upgraded from 2.6.9-rc3-mm3 to 2.6.9-mm1 and the system coould not boot.
> > What was before hde now was hda (guess ? root is on hde1...)
>
> yikes. Perhaps the PCI scanning order was changed?

Fortunately, not. :)

What happened is that ide-dev-2.6 tree contains a patch which ignores
BIOS settings for Promise controllers but ide-dev-2.6 tree is not in
2.6.9-mm1 (due to syncing with -linus -> temporary breakage).

> > How can I restore the old behaviour ? Plain 2.6.9 booted. So reconfiguring
> > fstab to say / == hda1 will make impossible switch between kernels ...

In 2.6.9-mm1 CONFIG_PDC202XX_FORCE option can also be used
for pdc202xx_old but pdc202xx_new must be enabled (yes it a bug).

> > Better, can I force ide0=via, for any kernel I boot ?

"magic" kernel options is not an answer, initrd+udev is

Bartlomiej
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