[Grml] 2.6.21 IDE change

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Mon May 21 23:28:31 CEST 2007

* Mark <27e3kk302 at sneakemail.com> [20070521 23:15]:

> Is this change in Debian too, or just RedHat?

> https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2007-April/msg01252.html

> The 2.6.21 kernel uses new IDE drivers which use the same
> 'libata' subsystem as the SATA drivers. As a side-effect, IDE
> devices previously named /dev/hdX will now be named /dev/sdX.
> This may cause problems with anything that mentions devices by
> name instead of by filesystem label. Anaconda should be able to
> detect most of these problems and help you fix them. 

This has nothing to do with Debian<->Redhat, it's the kernel.

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