Open-ended comment about F8 and above hardware issues

Alan Cox alan at
Sun Feb 24 17:04:44 UTC 2008

> > Is there a way to revert back to the older drivers?
> > 
> I believe there's a kernel boot parameter, but I can't remember what it 
> is. Try "combined_mode=ide" or "combined_mode=libata" and see if that 
> changes you problem. Using the ide option chould change names back to 
> hda, etc, IIRC.

To go back to the legacy IDE driver you'll need to build a new kernel.


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