Re: Fixed (hardisk) device names?
Jose Alberto Guzman wrote:
Craig Sanders wrote:
and there are no raw devices on linux AFAIK.
/dev/hd? ARE the raw devices.
In the bsdish slang, raw devices are character devices, so /dev/hd? are
not exactly raw devices, but block devices.
Not only in "bsdish" slang. Most other Unix boxes i know (HPUX, AIX, SOLARIS)
define the char device "/dev/r<something>" as the raw device. Linux is the
only Unix OS i know which only has a block device available and i really
There's support for accessing harddisks as character devices, see:
Great, ill look into that!
:: Arnd ::