[clug] Debian partitioner doesn't see partitions

Owen Cook rcook at pcug.org.au
Thu Sep 22 05:47:55 GMT 2005

On Thu, 22 Sep 2005 tmc at dreamcraft.com.au wrote:

> > How come the Mandrake partitioner sees the partitions and is there
> > anything I can do to allow the Debian/FC partitioners to think the disk is
> > initialized?
> Are you sure that the second HDD is HDC? Usual list of ide devices is:
> /dev/hda - Primary Master
> /dev/hdb - primary slave
> /dev/hdc - seconday Master
> /dev/hdd - seconday slave.
> Maybe you should look at /dev/hdd seeing as that would be secondary IDE
> slave??

Thanks for the heads up, indeed it was the secondary master. I put in
another hdd and the debian installer went as far as the boot loader then
on reboot just died.. will try the RH later on and see if I can get that


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