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    How can you tell whether your comp is scsi or ide???

    Hi everyone.

    I am trying to install deli linux. It is asking me whether my comp is an scsi device or an ide device. I was a little hasty and have created 3 partitions after destroying the old partition with windows. Sorry if this topic was covered somewhere else but I have little time.

    Any help is greatly appreciated.

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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    Boot up from any LiveCD and execute fdisk -l command in Terminal/Konsole.
    /dev/hdx device name represent IDE Disk and /dev/sdx represent SCSI.

    Latest kernels ( 2.6.22.x ) onwards assign /dev/sda ( SCSI ) name to all types of disks. Have you tried selecting SCSI device?
    Last edited by devils casper; 01-10-2008 at 02:29 AM. Reason: typo
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    Thanks for all your help.


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