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

On 08/04/2011 01:23 PM, Joost van de Griek wrote:
On 4 August 2011 13:07, David Lord<>  wrote:

# man wd

      wd -- WD100x compatible hard disk driver

Huh, go figure. I always took it to mean "winchester drive".

And WD100x is itself named after Western Digital (says the man page). That was interesting.

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