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can't find /dev/hdc, misdetected during bootup

During bootup from the 1.2 rescue disk, Debian sees my two hard drives
(identical Western Digital 1.2GB units, as primary master and secondary
master, with Sony CDU-311 as secondary slave) differently than the BIOS
does, and different from each other.  They're identical, but Linux sees
them as 

hda: CHS 621/64/63
hdc: CHS 2484/16/63

The BIOS is configured to have both be 621/64/63.

There is no /dev/hdc available in the installation script for partitioning
a hard disk.  My installation is dependent on splitting my partitions
between the two drives.  Can someone help?

I'm running into similar misdetection problems on my other Linux machine,
which doesn't see my hdc the same as my hda, which are matched Quantum
850s.  Any similar ideas?  I can't get LILO to install nor can I make a
boot floppy for my spare bootable.


Peter J. Templin, Jr.                   Client Services Analyst
Computer & Communication Services       tel: (717) 524-1590
Bucknell University			templin@bucknell.edu

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