how do I know which partition my harddisk is ?

Mike Clawson mclawson at
Sun Oct 2 17:22:22 PDT 2005

> my harddisk is in IDE2, the wire connected as master
> is that hdc or hda3 ?
> may be there are some appropriate command to probe this info in linux, 
> looking to see any advnacer 's help
> eric

Well, I'm hardly advanced at this, but hda, hdb, hdc, etc.
refer to different physical hard disks.  hda1, hda2, hda3,
etc. refer to different logical partitions on the first
physical hard disk, hdb1, hdb2, are partitions on the second,

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