> Electrons wasted :-/
Yes, exactly. If you really believe that ide# (or even hd#) numbering
should change according to the BIOS boot order, then there is certainly
nothing we can agree on. And if I boot from floppy or SCSI, should IDE
code skip ide0/hda at all?
Maybe you did not notice that Linux can boot of /dev/hde, it does not
have to boot from /dev/hda. Just tell to LILO where /dev/hde lives (and
there are patches for EDD support, but adding two lines into /etc/lilo.conf
is easier than patching support for EDD structure, which is broken in 50%
of BIOSes I know anyway).
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