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On Mon, 2007-01-15 at 11:37 -0500, Randy Barlow wrote:
> OK - now I'm really baffled - I've tried again but this time I used
> genkernel. However, even the genkerneled kernel can't seem to detect my
> hard drive! This time I was allowed to drop to a shell and the only hd*
> was hda, my cdrom. The thing that's killing me is that the gentoo boot
> cd is obviously able to do it, and I even copied the config from that cd
> over as per the genkernel instructions, still to no avail.
Here is another clue that may be found to be interesting by you ppcers -
when I boot into the live CD and dmesg, hdc (hard drive) is the last
thing to be discovered, and of course happens right after the IDE
interface is discovered. I'm wondering why it takes the boot process so
long to see my IDE controller...
The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she
served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never
been found. -- Calvin Trillin
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