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Hi all i want to install slackware 10 but i have only one sata hard drive installed in my system and when i boot from cd and then type cfdisk ...
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    Slackware don't find my disk


    Hi all i want to install slackware 10 but i have only one sata hard drive installed in my system and when i boot from cd and then type cfdisk my disk isn't recognised.Any suggestions?

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    What kind of disk is it?? I think you need to give more info.

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    It is a maxtor 80GB serial ata hard drive and slackware didn't find it.What can i do?

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    are you passing cfdisk the proper arguments (ie cfdisk /dev/hda) ?
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    I'm not at all an expert, but is it "hda" or "sda"?

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    depends, hda for ide drives, sda for scsi
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    IIRC slackware have 2.6 kernel too, try booting 2.6 rather then the default (2.4)
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