Bernd Walter <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> 32 times for each disk on booting with most of 30 disks.
> Possibly it's triggered by vinums drive scanning.

Yep, same here (and it is triggered by vinum).

> What can I do about these messages?

Remove it.  It should not have been there in the first place, at least
not without an "if (bootverbose) ..." in front of it.  It isn't
telling any news anyway, because you certainly already knew that your
disks are using DD mode, and the last word is telling "(ignored)"
which is the intented and expected action to happen anyway.

I do understand Peters gripe about broken BIOSes that try to interpret
fdisk tables (where the fdisk table is actually in the domain of the
boot block itself).  The comments tell a bit more about it.  But
adding pointless messages that flush the boot log and possibly hide
important boot messages can't be goo.

cheers, J"org               .-.-.   --... ...--   -.. .  DL8DTL                        NIC: JW11-RIPE
Never trust an operating system you don't have sources for. ;-)

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