What do u mean by difference?
The device ad represents a IDE/ATA disk and the da device represents a
SCSI disk. As you have got one IDE hard disk and one SCSI hard disk in
your box, its showing up as ad0 and da0. But as you say that there is
no SCSI in that box, then something seems to be wrong. Check your BIOS
and disable any onboard SCSI controllers if present
On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 14:11:43 +0800, John <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Subhro wrote:
> > Read the handbook buddy, its clearly given there that
> There is no call for that rudeness.
> I'm looking at
> figure 2-20 which explains lots of things, but not the difference
> between ad and da devices.
> > ad = IDE/ATA
> > da = SCSI
> I have no SCSI in this box.
> > Regards
> > S.
> > On Mon, 30 Aug 2004 13:18:39 +0800, John Summerfield
> > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >>I've booted a 5.2.1 miniinstall CD and got to the point where I choose which
> >>disk to install onto.
> >>My choices are
> >>Great. How do I know which disk is which? _I_ could work it out if the panel
> >>displayed information such as
> >>Note: DOS names would be worse than useless because I don't use DOS, and the
> >>BIOS doesn't detect all my drives.
> >>The website doesn't help.
> >>I'm not on any list. Please respond by
> >>a) Fixing the web page
> >>b) Mailing me the necessary info (eg the fixed page when it's done) in case I
> >>can't discover by other means which is which.
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