I don't personally know anything of a new naming scheme for feisty, I have always been under the impression that sda means SATA or SCSI (and as it appears to be usb thumb drive also) .... I really don't think it would fry your drive, but better to stay on the side of caution.
<br><br>Do you remember who told you it was a naming scheme in the irc channels? Depending on who said it, it might very well be a completely valid statement (certain people who are on irc seem to know these things because they are more closely involved with the development cycle than others.
<br><br>Sorry I don't have a good solid answer for you, I am about to start Herd 3 testing myself today so I might have some more insight into this later.<br><br>-Adam<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 2/6/07,
<b class="gmail_sendername">Jim Campbell</b> <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
Hi All,<br><br>Last night I went to install Xubuntu 7.04 Herd 3 on a spare hard drive that I have for testing, and (aside from the long time it took to detect hardware - which I had read was a known bug) things were progressing fine until I came to the stage of hard drive partitioning.
<br><br>The partitioner showed my drives as sda and sdb instead of hda and hdb as they did with Edgy Eft and all prior Xubuntu releases. Not wanting to fry my hard drives, I aborted the installation. I mentioned this on #xubuntu on IRC, and someone said that this new drive coding/setup is a new feature of the installation, and is not a bug.
<br><br>Does anyone have any background on this? Thanks!<br><br>Jim<br><span class="sg">-- <br><a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" target="_blank" onclick="return top.js.OpenExtLink(window,event,this)">email@example.com
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