AMD Serenade: Filo can't find/access ATA HD (IDE - /dev/hda)

Stefan Reinauer stepan at
Mon Aug 2 14:32:00 CEST 2004

* Ken Fuchs <kfuchs at> [040802 21:56]:
> All serial input/output is prefixed with <#>. for easier reference.
> /dev/hda3 contains SuSE GNU/Linux 9.1 on a single reiserfs filesystem.
> The Linux kernel is SuSE patched /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.4-52-smp.  vmlinuz
> is a symbolic link to this kernel.  The SuSE GNU/Linux 9.1 system
> works fine when the original BIOS is used.
> The filo command used is:
> 749. boot: hda3:/boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/hda3 console=tty0 console=ttyS0,115200 desktop splash=silent showopts

This is a filo "problem", it stops before it even tries to boot 
SUSE Linux.

You need to force filo to probe all the PCI busses, not only bus 0. See
the mailing list archive for more information..


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