Whats the diff between /dev/sg0 And /dev/scd0 ???
jtwdyp at ttlc.net
Sun May 9 04:09:38 UTC 2004
It would appear that on May 8, Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha did say:
> On Sat, May 08, 2004 at 03:25:59PM -0400, Joe(theWordy)Philbrook wrote:
> > Whats the diff between /dev/sg0 And /dev/scd0 ???
> scd0 is a block device whilst sg0 is a character device. Generically,
> block devices can be mounted and are cached, and char devices are for
> communication devices, aren't cached nor block aligned, and can't be
> /etc/fstab, as it relates to mounting filesystems, should refer only to
> block devices (or none, for virtual filesystems).
Thanks Luciano, that explains the error message about unexpected file
type <grin> Thank you for the thorough description... It helps!
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