Re: /dev/sd*

From: Lee Revell
Date: Fri Aug 18 2006 - 12:43:59 EST

On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 17:51 +0200, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
> >> 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.

It works the same way in Gnome (and any reasonable desktop OS). If
users really don't want an integrated desktop environment I think they
get to figure out the disk naming issues themselves.


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