[TriLUG] Need help with some hardware issues

Brian Blater brb.lists at gmail.com
Thu Mar 11 15:35:00 EST 2010

On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 11:57 AM, magnus <magnus at trilug.org> wrote:
> 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.

It's been a hassle, but I think it is related to this hardware more
than most as other boxes seem to not have this problem. For now I'm
just running the IDE drive as Mythbuntu wouldn't recognize the SATA
drive (although it was showing in the BIOS.)

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