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SubjectRe: /dev/hdl not showing up because of fix-ide-probe-double-detection patch
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On Iau, 2004-08-05 at 06:47, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Well, I found the source of the problem. Dmesg gives a "ignoring
> > undecoded slave" message, which is coming from the
> > fix-ide-probe-double-detection patch.
>
> Ah, thanks for working that out.
>
> Did you know that Cc: stands for "copy culprit"?
>
> > Both /dev/hdk and /dev/hdl are the same model of hard drive, and
> > unfortunately, they both report that they are Model
> > M0000000000000000000, which triggers the double detection removal.

I need the real model and serial number information not "MOOO" to debug
this kind of thing

> > Also, what is in /proc/ide/hd?/identity besides serial number. The two
> > drives have very similar identity files, but they are slightly
> > different. Could that additional info be used to check for duplicates?

Two disks are not permitted to have the same serial number. If you can
give me the full ident data I'll take a detailed look - could be I'm not
comparing enough bytes if its only different on the last digit.

Alan

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