Subject: Re: partition bookkeeping
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/22/1999 10:06:10
On Wed, 22 Sep 1999, Frank van der Linden wrote:

# Now, what should be discussed (and has been) is a naming scheme
# for device nodes. It's a good opportunity to get rid of
# the mess that is wd/sd naming, 'c' or 'd' for the name of the
# "raw" disk device, etc.

I will agree with getting rid of 'c' or 'd', great.

But what does discarding wd/sd buy us?

Keeping it makes it easier to identify disks on disparate controllers.

# - Frank

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