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SubjectRe: Wierd IDE configuration
Juhani Rautiainen wrote:
>
> I've got machine which has two identical IBM 16 GB disks. Funny thing
> is that linux seems to think that their geometry is different.
> Here is output from boot messages:
>
> hda: IBM-DTTA-351010, 9671MB w/466kB Cache, CHS=1232/255/63, UDMA
> hdb: IBM-DTTA-351680, 16124MB w/462kB Cache, CHS=2055/255/63, UDMA
> hdc: IBM-DTTA-351680, 16124MB w/462kB Cache, CHS=32760/16/63, UDMA

This shows three disks, not two.
Which two of those are the "real" ones?

The problem could be that your hda drive may be jumpered
to "pretend" to be both "master and slave" (many large drives
have such an option), which makes it appear twice.

???

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