[linux-lvm] Re: need help booting from SATA in 2.4.32

George Nychis gnychis at cmu.edu
Wed May 17 13:40:52 UTC 2006

Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Wed, May 17, 2006 at 09:29:07AM -0400, George Nychis wrote:
>> Good suggestion on disabling IDE, it does not show up as SATA, it simply
>> doesn't show up... after some googling, it seems as though no one has
>> gotten it as SATA in 2.4:
>> http://wip.powerblogs.com/posts/1124302626.shtml
>> http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?t=400521
>> Ok so, lets just assume we can't get SATA, and lets just try to get it
>> to boot as /dev/hda ... so now i know nothing about LVM, can anyone
>> provide me any insight on how to get this to boot with LVM?
>> So in 2.6.9, it loads VolGroup00/LogVol00 from /dev/sda5 which shows up
>> in fdisk as LVM.  How can i get this to load from /dev/hda5 instead?
> You don't.  SATA is using scsi style interface now, and with Alan Cox's
> current work, IDE drives soon will too.  It will all go through libata
> and show up as scsi disks.
> It will be nice to have everything nice and consistent (except for the
> few oddball raid cards that insist on being completely different) for
> accessing disks.
> SATA is not IDE, so why expect it to show up as an old style IDE disk?

Because it does......

on bootup the *same* exact drive in 2.4.32 shows up as /dev/hda

It has the exact same volume information as my drive that shows up in
2.6.9 as /dev/sda

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