re:linux-kernel-digest V1 #129

mark (
Tue, 25 Jul 1995 09:45:00 -0400

>From: Rahim Azizarab <>
>Date: Sun, 23 Jul 1995 15:43:48 -0500 (CDT)
>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". Even better, run /usr/src/linux/drivers/block/MAKEDEV.ide1
and then try again. The MAKEDEV script supplied with SlackWare (even the
one with v2.3) creates incorrect /dev/ entries for hdc* and hdd*.