Help - Search - Members - Calendar
Full Version: sda , dev and other abbreviations
Linuxhelp > Support > Technical Support
SemperFidelis
What the meaning of sda , dev, etc. ?

Thanks

michaelk
dev is an abbreviation for devices which are found in the /dev directory. sda is a SCSI hard drive device. The a is the first drive. sdb is the second and so on. However, it depends on the kernel version you are running. With the latest all hard drives now including PATA use the SCSI subsystem and have a device ID of sdx.
SemperFidelis
Thanks .

I got SATA , what's PATA ?




Note edited : Excuse me . I look in Google Parallel ATA = PATA

Good year
This is a "lo-fi" version of our main content. To view the full version with more information, formatting and images, please click here.
Invision Power Board © 2001-2017 Invision Power Services, Inc.