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Re: [SLE] Silicon Image sil3112a: is this CRAP?
  • From: Hans du Plooy <hansdp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 15 May 2004 15:04:24 +0200
  • Message-id: <200405151504.24078.hansdp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 15 May 2004 12:45, SuSE Ground Zero wrote:
> On Friday 14 May 2004 20:44, James Oakley wrote:
> Well it is not the question about scsi vs. sata is just tha fact that after
> loading sata_sil it doesn't show any new devices like sda. It happens to
> know that such a module use a scsi like wrapper. Or it is just a guess.
> However hwinfo --disk does not show some new devices.

I don't think it would show up as scsi devices - you might be confusing SATA
with externeal USB devices, which do show up as /dev/sda ect.

My SATA devices (same controller as yours) show as /dev/hde hdf hdg and hdh

Kind regards
Hans du Plooy
Newington Consulting Services
hansdp at newingtoncs dot co dot za

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