single SATA disk and yet identified as 'ad4'

Tim Kientzle kientzle at
Mon May 11 20:00:01 UTC 2009

Saifi Khan wrote:
> The system has just one SATA disk and yet bootloader process
> identified it as 'ad4'. Ideally, it should be ad1.
> 00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) IDE Controller (rev 01)
> 00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7 Family) SATA AHCI Controller (rev 01)

The ide interface gets ad0, ad1, ad2, ad3,
the sata controller numbering starts with ad4.


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