fw:phantom ide drives with 1.3.9

mark (mlord@bnr.ca)
Tue, 18 Jul 1995 11:15:00 -0400

>The 2 drives are detected as usual, but things get weird when it checks
>the partition table. (No, no DOS or DM on this machine.)
>hda: WDC AP4200, 202MB w/64KB Cache, CHS=987/12/35, MaxMult=16
>hdb: Conner Peripherals 40MB - CP3044, 40MB w/8KB Cache, CHS=980/5/17, MaxMult=16
>ide0: primary interface on irq 14
>Partition check:
> hda: hda1 hda2 hda3 hda4
> hdb: hdb1
> hda: hda1 hda2 hda3 hda4 <-- bogus
> hda: hda1 hda2 hda3 hda4 <-- bogus
>VFS: Root device 3/2: prepare for armageddon.
>VFS: Inode busy on removed device 3/2 (get eight of these)

Mmmm.. looks like your "hda" drive identified itself as
a "removeable" disk system (like a SYQUEST).

>It seems to operate normally even with the the above scare tactics.

Yup. No worries there.. even safer than normal.

I'll eventually add an update of some sort to eliminate the "scares".