Re: my kernel won't recognize ide drives

2010-03-23 Thread Dominic Ringuet
There is a problem I meet from time to time while trying to minimize the size of my kernel; using only the mainboard drivers fail without success. You also have to compile the generic ide drivers into the kernel. On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 5:01 AM, Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel

Re: my kernel won't recognize ide drives

2010-03-19 Thread Jan-Christoph Bornschlegel
William Immendorf schrieb: On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 2:24 PM, Scott Kopel sko...@fsu.edu wrote: So the question is what kernel configuration changes do I have to make to get the kernel to recognize my ide drives? I realize that new kernels name ide drives sdx and that's fine. I don't need them

my kernel won't recognize ide drives - solved

2010-03-19 Thread Scott Kopel
You guys are generous and amazing. Thank you for the responses. I've been working on this issue for weeks, googling everywhere etc.. and the solution was so simple once I had help from the lfs community. I'm writing this so that maybe a future searcher might find it. here's my solution: I

my kernel won't recognize ide drives

2010-03-18 Thread Scott Kopel
I recently built a system following the lfs 6.5 book exactly. The only difference in my distro is that I used kernel 2.6.30.10 instead of the suggested 2.6.30.2 kernel. In compiling the kernel I used all the default settings except the following: --I disabled loadable kernel modules --I added

Re: my kernel won't recognize ide drives

2010-03-18 Thread William Immendorf
On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 2:24 PM, Scott Kopel sko...@fsu.edu wrote: So the question is what kernel configuration changes do I have to make to get the kernel to recognize my ide drives? I realize that new kernels name ide drives sdx and that's fine. I don't need them to be labeled hdx. I simply

Re: my kernel won't recognize ide drives

2010-03-18 Thread Ken Moffat
On 18 March 2010 19:24, Scott Kopel sko...@fsu.edu wrote: The system harddrive is a sata and it all works perfectly. My problem is that I have a several pata (ide) drives that I'd like to add to the system. The kernel doesn't recognize them. fdisk -l shows only sda and in /dev the only

Re: my kernel won't recognize ide drives

2010-03-18 Thread Andrew Benton
On 18/03/10 19:24, Scott Kopel wrote: So the question is what kernel configuration changes do I have to make to get the kernel to recognize my ide drives? It would help if we could see the output of lspci (from pciutils) http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/general/pciutils.html Andy

Re: my kernel won't recognize ide drives

2010-03-18 Thread linux fan
On 3/18/10, Andrew Benton b3n...@gmail.com wrote: On 18/03/10 19:24, Scott Kopel wrote: So the question is what kernel configuration changes do I have to make to get the kernel to recognize my ide drives? I have old system with IDE drives and addon cards for sata dirves. The systems sees tht