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SubjectRe: devfs
On Wed, 14 Jan 1998, Leonard N. Zubkoff wrote:
> I guess I could live with that. It would actually bring things more
> into line with Solaris 2 (except that we have a bus identifier as
> well).
> However, since you raise this again, Leonard, what about the issue of
> slices within a partition? It appears that Solaris two places multiple
> slices inside a standard MS-DOS-style partition. What would you
> suggest to handle that? How about:
> /dev/sd/c0b0t0d0p1s6 :-)
> Ugh. I sure hope we don't need both "p" and "s". My only Solaris experience
> is on the SPARC, and there's no "p" in use there. Do we really need both?

If you look at Solaris/Intel and *BSD/Intel and want to be able to
keep a consistent naming sheme we need it. All of them have slices
_within_ partitions.


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