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Old 04-19-2003, 02:22 PM   #1
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Driver not present for 80 GB Maxtor Hard Drive


Hi,

after installing an new Maxtor 80 GB hard drive (/dev/hdc) i can't create a partition on it, because it seems, that Linux can't see the HDD. Windows detects the HDD correct.

dmesg brings the following:

Kernel command line: ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi
ide_setup: hdc=ide-scsi
ide0: BM-DMA at 0xffa0-0xffa7, BIOS settings: hdaMA, hdbMA
ide1: BM-DMA at 0xffa8-0xffaf, BIOS settings: hdcMA, hddio
hda: IBM-DTLA-307015, ATA DISK drive
hdb: Maxtor 91303D6, ATA DISK drive
hdc: Maxtor 6Y080L0, ATA DISK drive
hda: host protected area => 1
hda: 30003120 sectors (15362 MB) w/1916KiB Cache, CHS=1867/255/63, UDMA(33)
hdb: host protected area => 1
hdb: 25450992 sectors (13031 MB) w/512KiB Cache, CHS=1584/255/63, UDMA(33)
hda: hda1 hda2 < hda5 > hda4
hdb: hdb1 < hdb5 >
hdb6: bad access: block=0, count=1
end_request: I/O error, dev 03:46 (hdb), sector 0
hdb6: bad access: block=0, count=1
end_request: I/O error, dev 03:46 (hdb), sector 0
...

or:

Kernel command line: ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi
ide_setup: hdc=ide-scsi
ide1: BM-DMA at 0xffa8-0xffaf, BIOS settings: hdcMA, hddio
hdc: Maxtor 6Y080L0, ATA DISK drive
hdc: driver not present

any ideas ?

Thnx

Cherup

Last edited by cherup; 04-19-2003 at 03:31 PM.
 
Old 04-19-2003, 02:54 PM   #2
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how about trying fdisk /dev/hdc then delete all partitions on it and make a new one then mkfs.what ever you use for a filesystem and im sure this question is in this site somewhere so next time STFWS
 
Old 04-19-2003, 02:57 PM   #3
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no chance :-(

[me@morpheus sbin]$ ./fdisk /dev/hdc

Konnte /dev/hdc nicht öffnen
 
Old 04-19-2003, 03:53 PM   #4
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your hdc=ide-scsi is making the kernel ignore the drive.
 
Old 04-19-2003, 04:20 PM   #5
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I had a similar problem when I installed a new HDD.
MS Windows and BIOS recognised my new 20GB HDD but Linux only recognised it as a 2GB HDD.

My uncle suggested that I change my 'old' Dual Hard Drive Cable for a more modern one. I did and it worked straight off. Linux recognised it as a 20GB HDD.
 
Old 04-19-2003, 04:30 PM   #6
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Did you have a CDRW or CDR connected to your 2nd IDE controller master before the Maxtor HDD? If so edit your lilo or grub config file to remove the ide-scsi line or change it from hdc to wherever your cdrw is now located.
 
Old 04-20-2003, 09:58 AM   #7
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Hmm,

I can't understand where exactly the problem comes from.

What is wrong on the setting: hdc=ide-scsi ?

My other two hard drives are recognised coorect, abd only the third hdd (secondary master) isn't recognised ??

When I plug off the two other hard drives the Maxtor drive
is recognised correctly as /dev/hda

so, where is the problem ??
 
Old 04-20-2003, 10:50 AM   #8
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Prior to installing your new drive, you evidently had a cd burner plugged into the secondary ide channel as master as suggested by michaelk. That's where the hdc=ide-scsi came from in your boot script. Like michaelk suggested, find out what linux is now calling the CDRW and edit lilo.conf (or menu.lst if you're running grub) and change the references to "hdc" to whatever your CDRW is recognized as now (possibly hdd?).
 
Old 04-21-2003, 04:01 PM   #9
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Ok.

now I got it

I will change my menu.lst an see...


thnx
 
  


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