[Techtalk] Gentoo Kernel Upgrade - unable to mount root partition

Mani A a.mani.cms at gmail.com
Sun Nov 4 23:47:09 UTC 2007

On Nov 5, 2007 4:14 AM, Kat <binaryjane at gmail.com> wrote:

> >
> > To see what it is
> >
> > # hdparm -I <device name>
> This doesn't seem to work for SATA drives.

The -I option is supposed to work for all kinds of drives. File a bug
report if it does not.
More specifically try (as root)

hdparm -I /dev/sda

otherwise try /dev/hda etc
This will tell you a lot including what is enabled.

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