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Re: DMA, ide-scsi, devfs by default

On Tue, Aug 27, 2002 at 01:43:05PM +0900, Miles Bader wrote:
> Erich Schubert <erich@debian.org> writes:
> > But if it is reliable i would recommend using it. It makes lot of things
> > much easier and probably is much more intuitive for beginners as well.
> > (just thinking of /dev/discs/disc0/part1 and /dev/cdroms/cdrom0 )
> What's especially cool is that it hardwires the British (or Australian,
> in this case, I guess) spelling of `disc' as part of the UI, though
> `disk' seems far more widespread in the rest of the kernel (consistency,
> what's that?)....

Hmm, I'm australian and a 'disk' seems to be what's in computer and a 'disc'
seems to be any other flat round thing :). Go figure.

Ofcourse, the solution is to have multiple config files and have a debconf

How do you want your devices named:

  [1] American
  [2] British
  [3] Australian
  [4] Chinese
  [5] German

/me runs...

Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog@svana.org>   http://svana.org/kleptog/
> There are 10 kinds of people in the world, those that can do binary
> arithmetic and those that can't.

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