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Re: /dev/sda and /dev/hda



Jacques B. wrote:
On 10/23/07, Karl Larsen <k5di zianet com> wrote:
    As I have been working with 2 hard drives I have discovered for
certain that both hard drives change to /dev/sda when a partition on
them is booted. It happens that one is found at /dev/sdf and the other
is found at /dev/sdb. This leads to confusion and in my case I am not
sure what to think.

    Is this changing the disk drives a feature or is it a bug? If not a
feature I will write a bug soon.

    I understand the /dev/hda stays the first hard drive.


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        Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI

Although I haven't upgraded to F7 yet I understand from a previous
posting that F7 now uses a different device driver (?) for hard drives
so that IDE/SATA drives are /dev/sd? and USB/Firewire is something
else now (I forget off hand).  You don't see /dev/hd? in F7 from what
I understood.

See http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f7/en_US/sn-Kernel.html
for more info on that.

Jacques B.

   All the page you reference does is tell us that /dev/sdx will be used.



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	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
	Linux User
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