re: 3rd/4th.. IDE ports

mark (
Mon, 24 Jul 1995 11:08:00 -0400

>I recently had problem with accessing the 3rd IDE drive also. The Kernel
>sees hdc when booting, but when I tried fdisk /dev/hdc I kept getting can't
>open /dev/hdc. I thought the problem had to do with MAKEDEV, but that
>was okay.

Define "okay" ?

The MAKEDEV script supplied with slackware is defective
w.r.t hdc and hdd.

Run /usr/src/linux/drivers/block/MAKEDEV.ide1 to fix it.