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Subject: Re: OT quick question about drive letters

Re: OT quick question about drive letters

From: Jochen Schulz <>
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2005 19:47:25 +0100

ian douglas:
> Linux is the same way, it'll build a device as the next available SATA
> device, like /dev/sda1, /dev/sdb1, etc

But the good thing is, that you can tell udev to use some other device
than the default one (at least with a recent 2.6 kernel):

$ grep iriver /etc/udev/rules.d/local.rules
BUS="scsi", SYSFS{model}="MK2004GAL", NAME{all_partitions}="iriver"

This makes my iriver always appear as /dev/iriver with the usual
partition number appended:

$ grep iriver /etc/fstab
/dev/iriver1 /media/iriver vfat rw,user,noauto,codepage=850,utf8 0 0

I frequently find myself at the top of the stairs with absolutely
nothing happening in my brain.
[Agree]   [Disagree]

Received on 2005-11-30

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