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Re: Why are drives called "wd0", "wd1", etc?
On 4 August 2011 11:30, Daniel Carrera <dcarrera%gmail.com@localhost> wrote:
> In Linux, disks have device names like "hda" and "hdb" which I take to mean
> "hard drive a" and "hard drive b". Why does NetBSD use "wd0", "wd1" etc?
> What does the "w" stand for?
[uksup2] sys/arch/i386/conf # egrep 'wd\*|sd\*|dk\*' GENERIC
sd* at scsibus? target ? lun ? # SCSI disk drives
wd* at atabus? drive ? flags 0x0000
sd* at atapibus? drive ? flags 0x0000 # ATAPI disk drives
wd* at umass?
> I'm not overweight, I'm undertall.
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