Re: potato install
On Sun, May 14, 2000 at 08:42:57PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> > As it turns out, this machine (at least mine, I don't know about all
> > of them) is a little unique in that the internal HD is hdc, and the
> > CD is hda.
> wierd, its funny i have yet to see a powermac that has hdc used, on my
> blue G3 the cdrom is on secondary master but the device is hde, unlike
> intel where it would be hdc. what gives?
> > this wouldn't be a problem, except the base system that I pulled down
> > (base-2_2.tgz from 2.2.13-2000-05-04) is completely missing
> > /dev/hdc* and hdd. I thought it was funny that it had hda, hdb, and
> > hde, f, g and h, but no c or d.
> probably because most machines don't seem to use these devices.. you
> should be able to create them yourself...
Umm, both machines I have installed on have needed hdc. On my bronze
powerbook, the CDROM is on hdc, and on my G4, the cdrom is on hdc, and the
zip drive is hdd.