Re: [PATCH] Minor message typo in ide-probe.c

From: Andries Brouwer (
Date: Sat Aug 26 2000 - 11:59:51 EST

On Sat, Aug 26, 2000 at 04:52:05PM +0100, Jon Burgess wrote:

> The patch below fixes a minor typo when the kernel displays the
> following message during the IDE device probe.

No, the patch introduces a buglet.

> hd1: C/H/S=0/0/0 from BIOS ignored
> to say:
> hdb: C/H/S=0/0/0 from BIOS ignored

But who says that hd1 from the BIOS is the same device
as Linux hdb? If the disk that Linux calls hdb is not
listed in the BIOS setup, then hd1 might be hdc or hdd.
It might even be a SCSI disk.


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