[Gnewsense-dev] Linux-libre: why replace hdaX with sdaX?
lxoliva at fsfla.org
Sun Jul 10 06:08:27 UTC 2011
On Jun 23, 2011, Christophe Jarry <christophe.jarry at ouvaton.org> wrote:
>> > I would like to know why linux-libre now uses sdaX to name partitions
>> > when it used to name it after hdaX?
I suppose you mean the mipsel builds of gNewSense for Fuloong/Yeeloong
>> That change was made in Linux a long time ago; were you using an old
> I was using 18.104.22.168 before and it used hdaX.
Newer builds of all Linux-libre minor releases since then expanded the
number of drivers enabled for broader plug-in hardware compatibility,
and one of the changes I made along with that was switching to libata.
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