Subject: Re: Renaming of rd to md
To: Markus Baeurle <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/01/1997 21:57:54
Markus Baeurle writes:
> Hello all!
> Out of curiosity, why was the ramdisk device (rd) renamed to memory
> disk (md)?  I mean it made changes in a lot of files necessary, so
> I'm sure it wasn't done for cosmetic reasons.

It conflicted with a device name on the HP port.