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Old 02-20-2002, 07:31 AM   #1
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Is there a utility to identify on which device the CD-ROM exists during installation


Hi

I would like to know if there is a utility to get on which device the CD-ROM exists. like /dev/hdx...

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Old 02-20-2002, 07:43 AM   #2
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just look at "cat /proc/ide/hdX/media"

where X is the ide name a, b, c etc... the media file will tell you what device it is conencted to that channel.
 
Old 02-21-2002, 10:14 PM   #3
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where does the startup firmware log gets stored

Hi
I would like to know where does the firmware log during the boot get stored.
Is there a way in which i can run those commands later to probe to get which type of hardisk , cdrom etc...
And use it with busybox scriipts to format the harddisk.

maybe any info on boots loader ...bootstraper etc


i thought would use sfdisk...but that really does not serve the purpose as...
i have to give the /dev/sdx or /dev/hdX.....

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