[Gnewsense-dev] Linux-libre: why replace hdaX with sdaX?

Christophe Jarry christophe.jarry at ouvaton.org
Thu Jun 23 11:39:10 UTC 2011

> > I would like to know why linux-libre now uses sdaX to name partitions
> > when it used to name it after hdaX?
> That change was made in Linux a long time ago; were you using an old
> kernel?

I was using before and it used hdaX.

> IIRC it was the shift to libata, @ 2.6.20 or 2.6.22 (This may have been
> an option until recently, lxo might know more).

Thanks, I sent a message to linux-libre list.


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