Re: WDC HD found, but ignored?

From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz (
Date: Mon Jun 23 2003 - 19:28:16 EST

Yes, its really weird, you added "hdc=ide-scsi" to command line :-).
Anyway ide driver should detect such user errors...


On Tue, 24 Jun 2003, Tobias Diedrich wrote:

> This is a really weird case. > The kernel (2.4.21-ac2) finds the hard disk (WDC WD1800JB-00DUA0), but > does not attach the ide-disk driver (No error message). The following > partition check fails with I/O error on sector 0. Attempts to access the > disk (In this case hdc) on the booted system result in the kernel trying > to load the ide-disk module, which fails because it is compiled in. > The works fine in this configuration when booting the W2K partition. > > I hope someone has an idea on what is going wrong here. > Please CC me on replies as I am not subscribed to the list at the > moment. > Kernel boot log:


> Kernel command line: root=/dev/hda1 vga=ext parport=auto hdc=ide-scsi > ide_setup: hdc=ide-scsi


> hdc: WDC WD1800JB-00DUA0, ATA DISK drive > hdd: RICOH CD-R/RW MP7200A, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive


- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to More majordomo info at Please read the FAQ at

This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Mon Jun 23 2003 - 22:00:43 EST