my kernel won't recognize ide drives

William Immendorf will.immendorf at
Thu Mar 18 13:51:11 PDT 2010

On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 2:24 PM, Scott Kopel <skopel at> wrote:
> So the question is what kernel configuration changes do I have to make to get the kernel to recognize my ide drives? I realize that new kernels name ide drives sdx and that's fine. I don't need them to be labeled hdx. I simply want them to be recognized by the kernel.
Look in Device Drivers-> Sereal ATA and Parallel ATA drivers, and you
should see PATA and SATA drivers. Enable one that matches your hard
disk controller, or just enable "Generic ATA Support".

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