Re: /dev/sd*

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Fri Aug 18 2006 - 11:54:56 EST

>> 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)

Not everyone follows Linus's "suggestion" to use KDE. Actually, there are
even people not thrilled by either KDE or GNOME.

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

Whatever udev does currently seems good:

17:48 shanghai:~ > ls /dev/disk/by-id/*

Jan Engelhardt
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