Bug#485609: Problem with device renaming and grub after clean install
Frans Pop wrote:
> reassign 485609 linux-2.6 2.6.24-7
> retitle 485609 modules.pcimap lists both pata_sis and sis5513 for [1039:5513]
> On Tuesday 10 June 2008, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> It seems that the kernel is remapping /dev/hda using the scsi
>> emulation, which I did not enable and grub doesn't know about during
>> the installation. Oddly I have the same kernel installed for the
>> unstable partition and I do not run into the same problem. I took a
>> look at the kernel config on both and nothing stands out.
> Reason for this is that the Debian kernel provides two modules that
> support your IDE controller:
> $ grep 1039.*5513 /lib/modules/2.6.24-1-amd64/modules.pcimap
> pata_sis 0x00001039 0x00005513 0xffffffff 0xffffffff 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x0
> sis5513 0x00001039 0x00005513 0xffffffff 0xffffffff 0x00000000 0x00000000 0x0
> Which gets loaded is somewhat random and apparently the installer used
> the second (setting the system up to use /dev/hda), while after the
> reboot the first was used (changing the device name to /dev/sda).
> This is a known issue listed in the errata.
> Reassigning your report to the kernel team because AFAIK we should not
> be listing two modules for the same controller.
Why am I not surprised that its related to the crappy sis chipset on this
motherboard? Anywho, thanks for the help. Now I can go on and test more of testing.
Interesting note, although I have both modules in my Unstable install as well,
the kernel loads them both in unstable but never swaps which one is in control.
I dunno. If I see anything useful I will let you know.
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