Re: /dev/sd*

From: Alan Cox
Date: Fri Aug 18 2006 - 10:36:33 EST

Ar Gwe, 2006-08-18 am 10:52 +0200, ysgrifennodd Jan Engelhardt:
> Umm, hdx or sdx is a small impact. The real power of /dev/disk is that
> not-so-technically minded users can go looking for their disk by its name

They already can. It appears on their desktop with a little picture that
says "My iSpod" or similar 8)

What sort of "name" are you considering for /dev/disk ?


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