latest feisty kernel can't see hda
bmarsh at bmarsh.com
Thu Apr 26 20:31:58 UTC 2007
On Thursday 26 April 2007, Michael Hirsch wrote:
> I guess I deserved it. I gave my wife a hard time about not getting
> her updates, so last night she clicked "yes" on the upgrade to feisty.
> I'm trying to put the peices back together :-(
> My main problem is that the new kernel (2.6.20-15) boots up, then
> can't find /dev/hda. The root partition is on hda, and the /home
> directory is on sda. It boots up and says that it couldn't find the
> filesystem (I can't give you the exact quote because it isn't able to
> write to the filesystem since it can't find it).
> I can boot off an earlier kernel (2.6.17-11) and everything works fine.
> I tried reinstalling the new kernel with no change in behavior.
> Anyone seen this?
I have two SATA drives and quite often, on soft reboot, the sda will not be
seen but sdb will. usually a RESET boot or even turning the machine off
will solve the problem.
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