menu.lst and fstab

Simon Geard delgarde at
Tue Nov 24 01:28:44 PST 2009

On Tue, 2009-11-24 at 08:17 +0000, Jeremy Henty wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 08:24:53AM -0700, Trent Shea wrote:
> > It really depends on how you  build your kernel; hd* is still valid,
> > as far as I'm aware.
> That's  not my  experience.  My  /dev/hd* devices  disappeared  when I
> upgraded  2.6.27 to  2.6.28 and  I have  no /dev/sr*  or  new /dev/sd*
> devices.  Hence, no  access to my IDE drives or my  CD.  I Googled for
> answers but found nothing definite, just lots of faff with no details.

So, the old drivers have apparently been disabled, but the new ones
aren't built. You probably need to go into kernel config (Device Drivers
-> Serial ATA and Parallel ATA).

And for the CD drive, you probably also need to enable SCSI CDROM
support under Device Drivers -> SCSI device support.

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