Here's a more generic test. can you try
for i in a b c d ; do
echo "Trying hd$i";
dd if=/dev/hd$i count=1 of=/dev/null;
Not sure offhand if the ITE 8172 has multiple IDE channels/headers; your
HDD may also have an unreadable partition table.
On Thu, 2004-02-19 at 10:17, Adam Kiepul wrote:
> Could anyone please tell me whether the 2.4.24 source actually supports the
> IDE HDD in the default configuration for the ITE 8172?
> I have built the kernel and it boots up fine with the NFS root. However, it
> is unable to mount the root file system on a HDD. When I try to mount the
> /dev/hda1 while running with NFS root I get the "/dev/hda1 is not a valid
> block device" message. Am I missing something?
> Thanks a lot,
> Adam Kiepul
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