Subject: Re: device names (Re: your mail)
To: John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Eduardo E. Horvath <email@example.com>
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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