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Re: [Gnewsense-dev] Linux-libre: why replace hdaX with sdaX?

From: Michał Masłowski
Subject: Re: [Gnewsense-dev] Linux-libre: why replace hdaX with sdaX?
Date: Wed, 22 Jun 2011 15:56:01 +0200
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> I would like to know why linux-libre now uses sdaX to name partitions when it
> used to name it after hdaX?

You ask about Linux-libre for Lemote YeeLoong, as used in gNewSense?

A different driver is used, like most disk drivers it uses sd* instead
of hd* names.

I don't remember exact reasons for using it, maybe it makes kernels

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