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HDI
April 15th 06, 02:09 PM
Hi,

How can you see what kind of harddisk you have (IDE,SCSI,SATA,SATA II?
Different conections?


Thx

philo
April 15th 06, 03:46 PM
HDI wrote:
> Hi,
>
> How can you see what kind of harddisk you have (IDE,SCSI,SATA,SATA II?
> Different conections?
>
>
> Thx
>
without opening the case...
just watch the bios messages

General Schvantzkoph
April 15th 06, 11:58 PM
On Sat, 15 Apr 2006 06:09:48 -0700, HDI wrote:

> Hi,
>
> How can you see what kind of harddisk you have (IDE,SCSI,SATA,SATA II?
> Different conections?
>
>
> Thx

do a df, ide drives are mounted as /dev/hdx, SATA drives as /dev/sdx.

df
Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
/dev/hdc5 7936256 6312288 1214316 84% /
/dev/hdc1 8064272 4835464 2819156 64% /fc3_32
/dev/hdc3 8064304 7062808 591840 93% /fc3_64
/dev/sda3 183445652 76720532 97406620 45% /home
/dev/sda2 49116364 4846844 44269520 10% /local

HDI
April 18th 06, 10:56 AM
Is there a differende between an IDE HDD and an ATA HDD

Ville Muikkula
April 18th 06, 11:23 AM
HDI > wrote:

> Is there a differende between an IDE HDD and an ATA HDD

No, both mean the same thing. ATA is the official name, but IDE is more
commonly used.

John Weiss
April 18th 06, 08:12 PM
"HDI" > wrote...
> SCSI is for servers?

....and high-end workstations.


> SATA and SATA II is an advanced technology?

SATA is relatively common now for consumer use; SATA II appears to be a superset
of the SATA150 technology.

HDI
April 19th 06, 07:55 AM
Ok, thanks all.