> After talking with a great deal of people re: ide ports, and cdrom
>device allocation and definition, it would appear that the typical
>Linux root user is unable to define access for a third ide port for
>Linux under 1.2.13 w/o a LILO boot. Is this true?
For Linux IDE (big/many) help, see: /usr/src/linux/drivers/block/README.ide
For latest Linux kernels: ftp.cs.helsinki.fi:/pub/Software/Linux/Kernel/v1.