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Well knock me over with a feather, looks like my nc6400 has a SATA HDD after all. Thought it'd be a PATA since it's an older machine but looking at ...
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    Looks like my HP/Compaq nc6400 has a SATA HDD.


    Well knock me over with a feather, looks like my nc6400 has a SATA HDD after all. Thought it'd be a PATA since it's an older machine but looking at Disk Utilities I saw a SATA Controller and it was pointed at the hard drive then I check out specs online and yep, it's a SATA drive. Looks like I might just yank the 120GB SATA our of the CQ57 and replace it with my 60GB HDD since I'm selling the CQ57 anyway. Now I wonder if the two nc6220's I just picked up off of EvilBay are SATA?
    Last edited by TNFrank; 08-19-2013 at 09:09 PM.

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    Easy Peasy

    Code:
     $  sudo hdparm -I /dev/sda
    [sudo] password for harry: 
    
    /dev/sda:
    
    ATA device, with non-removable media
    	Model Number:       SAMSUNG HM321HI                         
    	Serial Number:      S26VJDQZA60705      
    	Firmware Revision:  2AJ10002
    	Transport:          Serial, ATA8-AST, SATA 1.0a, SATA II Extensions, SATA Rev 2.5, SATA Rev 2.6
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