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Re: How many drives?



Somebody in the thread at some point said:

> At the start of each line is a number.
> 
> Memory is "1"
> The 2 harddrives on ide0 are "3"
> The harddrive on the pci ide adaptor card is "33"
> The 2 optical drives on ide1 are "22"
> The optical drive on the pci ide adaptor card is "34"
> md0 is "9"
> And fd0 is "2"
> 
> Is there someplace where this numbering system is explained?

These are the Major device numbers... if you look at /dev/sda for
example it is a block device Major *8* (SCSI I suppose) and Minor 0.
sda1 is Major 8 Minor 1 and so on.

> btw: What's md0?

Software raid device.

-Andy


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