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I'm trying to install Linux (Slackware) on Virtual Box using the steps provided here.

After setting up virtual box and logging into pre-install as 'root', Step 17 tries to partition the disk using cfdisk /dev/hda

Host OS: Windows XP

This path does not exist; Any thoughts on where I may locate this path?

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OK, turns out what I have on my virtual box is /dev/sda instead of /dev/hda ... Any idea why it says /dev/sda though? The host machine does not possess any SATA drive – Everyone Mar 25 '11 at 19:09
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libata made all the ATA devices fall under the SCSI subsystem, so they're /dev/sdX now.

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