From: Darren Salt on
I demand that Ant may or may not have written...

> On 6/28/2010 2:37 AM PT, david typed:
>>> How does one tell the differences from real SATA and non-SATA? I liked
>>> hd* and sd* to see the differences. :(
>> Ummm... look at the connectors?

> Beside opening the computer and looking inside. ;P Didn't all PATA/IDE
> use hd* before the changes? That's what I recalled. I might be wrong.

If you're using the old IDE drivers, yes, you'll see /dev/hd*. With the
libata drivers, you'll see /dev/sd* regardless.

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