Subject: Re: device names (Re: your mail)
To: John Nemeth <>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/23/1997 15:16:43
On Tue, 21 Jan 1997, John Nemeth wrote:

>       Consider the same person migrating that SS1 from SunOS 4.x to
> SunOS 5.x (Solaris 2.x).  In one you have /dev/sd0a, and in the other
> you have /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s0 (i.e. things aren't even consistent across
> different versions of UNIX from the same vendor on the same hardware).

Actually, SunOS 5.x still uses /dev/sd0a (at least 5.5+ do) and if you
look in /devices you will notice .../sd@0a, etc.  The /dev/dsk/c0t0d0s0
stuff is only for SVR4 compatibility 8^).

Eduardo Horvath
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