[SATLUG] Drive ID Change (sdx vs hdx)

Geoff geofff at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Thu Jun 19 01:11:23 CDT 2008

John Pappas wrote:
> 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.

incorrect.  I don't own a SATA drive.  Every drive is plain ol' IDE.

SCSI subsystem initialized
libata version 3.00 loaded.
ata_piix 0000:00:1f.1: version 2.11
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 0000:00:1f.1 to 64
scsi0 : ata_piix
scsi1 : ata_piix
ata1: PATA max UDMA/66 cmd 0x000101f0 ctl 0x000103f6 bmdma 0x00016460 irq 14
ata2: PATA max UDMA/66 cmd 0x00010170 ctl 0x00010376 bmdma 0x00016468 irq 15
ata1.00: ATA-5: WDC WD300BB-00AUA1, 18.20D18, max UDMA/100
ata1.00: 58633344 sectors, multi 8: LBA
ata1.01: ATA-5: WDC WD800JB-00CRA1, 17.07W17, max UDMA/100
ata1.01: 156301488 sectors, multi 8: LBA
ata1.00: configured for UDMA/66
ata1.01: configured for UDMA/66
ata2.01: ATAPI: DVDRW   20X20X12X, 6A31, max UDMA/66
ata2.01: limited to UDMA/33 due to 40-wire cable
ata2.01: configured for UDMA/33
scsi 0:0:0:0: Direct-Access     ATA      WDC WD300BB-00AU 18.2 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
scsi 0:0:1:0: Direct-Access     ATA      WDC WD800JB-00CR 17.0 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
scsi 1:0:1:0: CD-ROM            DVDRW    20X20X12X        6A31 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
        <Adaptec aic7892 Ultra160 SCSI adapter>
        aic7892: Ultra160 Wide Channel A, SCSI Id=7, 32/253 SCBs

OLD stuff...

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