[ubuntu-uk] missing hard drive

norman silverstone norman at littletank.org
Thu May 2 14:13:09 UTC 2013

On 02/05/13 13:05, Avi Greenbury wrote:
> norman silverstone wrote:
>> I have just finished a completely fresh install, on my PC, of
>> Xubuntu 13.04 64 bit and, for the first time,  Windows 7 64 bit.
>> There were no problems with the dual installation. However, although
>> my PC has two hard drives, only  one appears in either operating
>> system. Please, how do I get my missing HDD back in Xubuntu?
> Are each missing the same HDD, or different ones? If you cannot
> distinguish them by size or similar, you can use smartctl to get the
> serial number;
>      smartctl -a /dev/sda | head
> will print some data about /dev/sda, including its serial number. I
> presume you can get the same out of Windows using the Disk Manager
> tool Liam mentioned, or perhaps by right-clicking on a drive and
> choosing 'Properties'.
They are both missing the same one.


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