[TriLUG] Need help with some hardware issues

magnus magnus at trilug.org
Thu Mar 11 11:57:19 EST 2010

Brian Blater wrote:
> Now I end up at the initrams
> prompt and it appears that the 65GB is /dev/sda and the 300GB is
> /dev/sdb.

This is one of those areas where *BSD > Linux. But Linux has been 
abstracting hardware for so long that I doubt there will ever be an 
improvement in this.

In *BSD (and many other UNIX variants for that matter) the disks and 
network interfaces are addressed in a less ambiguous way that is not so 
easily disrupted by a minor change in boot order.

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