[SATLUG] Drive ID Change (sdx vs hdx)

John Pappas j at jvpappas.net
Wed Jun 18 17:45:17 CDT 2008


On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 6:55 PM, scs at worldlinkisp.com <scs at worldlinkisp.com>
wrote:

> >------- Original Message -------
> >Geoff wrote:
> >I'm thinking it's a kernel thing.  SuSE 10.3 also
> re-defines /dev/hd* now as /dev/sd*
> ------------------------------------
>
This drive ID change to sd_ from hd_ has been around
> for a year or more in kernel 2.6.___
>

AFAIK only with SATA HDDs and IDE CDRW/DVDRWs.  IDE drives are still hdx.


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