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Re: Why are drives called "wd0", "wd1", etc?

On 4 Aug 2011 at 12:30, Daniel Carrera wrote:

> Hello,
> 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?

# man wd

      wd -- WD100x compatible hard disk driver


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