Re: IDE-flash device and hard disk on same controller

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Aug 19 2002 - 14:21:00 EST

On Mon, 2002-08-19 at 19:31, Heater, Daniel (IndSys, GEFanuc, VMIC)
> One solution may be to remove this test from the IDE subsystem and force
> users with buggy hardware to explicitly disable probing for a second
> device. I think the parameters hdx=none or hdx=noprobe should work for
> them.

I'm inclined to agree about this in the absence of very good reasons why
not. The combination is found on several systems nowdays

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