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Old 06-25-2005, 03:01 AM   #1
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scsi or ide?


i have a very stupid question: how can i know whether i should install a kernel for ide or scsi? i have a sata disk, does it mean i should install scsi?
Old 06-25-2005, 03:07 AM   #2
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Do you know whether or not your hd is a scsi or ide? If you're not sure, most likely it is IDE. Also, look at the BIOS hardware information at boot-up. If you don't see anything about the SCSI interface initializing, most likely you have an IDE. Personally, I'd say select the default kernel configuration because it is probably the same one your install disk used to get your system installed.
Old 06-25-2005, 03:25 AM   #3
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ok, i'll see at the boot-up, thanks
arch's installer only has scsi or ide, and no "default" option, that's the problem
anyway, thanks for help


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