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> why is it that we have /dev/fd0 and /dev/hda ? [ i mean not /dev/fda or
> /dev/hd0 ]
I guess that this can be explained quite simply! Hard disks are named hda,
hda0... because you can divide a hard disk into partitions, so there are two
levels of devices, but floppy disks have a single partition, so fda does not
make any sense!!! insted you have fd0,fd1,etc...
I might not be very clear over here, but i guess that u get the message!!!
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- From: Sarcar, Shourya (MED)