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Partitioning

/dev/sd* - Drives that start with sd are either SATA, SCSI, or USB drives.

/dev/hd* - Drives that start with hd are PATA, also known as IDE drives.

GUID vs. MBR

GUID Partition Table supports disks up to 9ZB, 128 partitions per-disk.