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SCSI drive in Fedora 4

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OS: Fedora Core 4
SCSI card: Adaptec 29160
SCSI HD: IBM

I feel like a goof asking this but I can't find the darn HD! The BIOS sees the SCSI card and HD and I was able to format it from the SCSI BIOS. I just can't find it in the OS? What am I missing?

Also: The OS boots off a IDE drive. I can see the CD and floppy drives.

Thank You
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by:Duncan Meyers
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have a look at /proc/scsi/scsi - you should see /dev/sda or something similar. Can you post its contents please?
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Attached devices:
Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 04 Lun: 00
  Vendor: IBM      Model: DDYS-T09170N     Rev: S96H
 Type:   Direct-Access                    ANSI SCSI revision: 03
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Duncan Meyers earned 350 total points
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Try: fdisk -l (this will list your available discs) then:
fdisk /dev/sda

Complete instructions are here: http://kbase.redhat.com/faq/FAQ_43_3822.shtm

The OS can see a disc device, so now you'll need to create a partition on it and mount it to the OS. Do you need help with that?
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by:andersenks
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I think I got it Meyersd. Thanks for getting going in the right direction.

I found this article realy helpful too:  http://www.skullbox.net/newsda.php
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I'm glad I could help!
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