Command to display the complete picture of hard drive

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Sat May 15 05:58:18 PDT 2004

Stephen Liu wrote:
[ ... ]
> Why the denotation of hard drive = /dev/ad4sla, not
> /dev/hda, etc.

FreeBSD isn't Linux.  ad referrs to "(A)TAPI (D)isk", the 4 refers to an IDE 
device which is after the "standard" primary & secondary channels (which are 
ad0 - ad3), and s1a refers to the first FDISK partition, slice a.


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