Names of Windows partitions

Avi Greenbury avismailinglistaccount at
Tue Jun 17 19:37:31 UTC 2008

Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> Also, the fact that he's using Ubuntu has nothing to do with whether
> the drive will begin with 'sd' or 'hd'. 'hd' is for ATA drives  
> (usually IDE), while 'sd' is for SCSI disks, SATA drives and USB  
> storage disks.
For a reason which I certainly was once aware of, Ubuntu labels both 
(P)ATA and SATA/SCSI devices as sdx.

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