David Campbell (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sat, 30 Jan 1999 08:15:16 +0800
Date sent: Fri, 29 Jan 1999 15:33:03 -0330 (NST)
From: Neil Zanella <email@example.com>
To: David Campbell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Subject: Re: [PARPORT] making ext2 fs on device: now it works, but...
> There is something I am missing:
> If /dev/sda is the floppy in my Zip drive then what is the advantage
> to naming it /dev/sda4 as opposed to /dev/sda? After all, as
> far as I understand it brand new disks have partitions /dev/sda1,
> /dev/sda2, and /dev/sda3 with zero sizes, right?
It is to do with the Macs resource fork allocation (apparently), many
people have wondered why and just accept that it happens. Just like
some other operating systems habit of crashing, it just happens that
Check http://www.torque.net/parport for all Linux parallel port solutions.
(also check http://www.torque.net/parport/archive/current/)
Current project list:
a) Get ZIP Plus drive back from waranty claim
b) Maintain Linux ZIP drivers (need to update docs)
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