can't see a second drive

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Thu Sep 30 00:02:32 UTC 2004

On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 11:46:04PM -0400, Dave W wrote:

> I'm not sure if this is Ubuntu, 2.6, or just me.  I've installed Warty on a
> SATA drive.  Then I shut down, plugged in my Libranet drive in the primary
> IDE interface, booted back to Warty, and as root in a terminal did my usual
> "fdisk -l" to see if it was listed as /dev/hda, prior to mounting it.  Thing
> is, it wasn't there.  BIOS sees it, for what it's worth, but Warty doesn't. 
> Am I going about this wrong?  This is the first time I've messed with kernel
> 2.6.x and I know a lot of things have changed ...

You'll need to add the ide-disk and ide-generic modules to /etc/modules.

 - mdz

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