[SWLUG] Problems accessing disk

Dick Bain dick.bain at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 07:45:29 UTC 2007

On 05/07/07, Chris M. Jackson <chriscf at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7/5/07, Julian Hall <lists at kaotic.co.uk> wrote:
> > Edward Evans wrote:
> > > Another slightly related question.  Why does the latest Ubuntu (7.04)
> > > call all discs /dev/sdx instead of /dev/hdx, even though they are not
> > > scsi?
> > >
> > They're not SATA are they?  Just thinking maybe Linux thinks 'OK if it's
> My laptop I believe to be IDE, and got switched over to /dev/sda when
> I upgraded to Feisty (7-04).  Broke suspend-to-disk the first time I
> did it.
It seems that it is part of the latest kernel stuff, there is a long
discussion on the Linux Format forums about this see here:

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