Mike Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> The 'r' prefix for tape devices is entirely unrelated to the 'r' prefix
> for disk devices.
I'd like to see some backup for this assertion. Historically, BSD
(up to 4.4) used to have
mt block device, rewinding
nmt block device, non-rewinding
rmt character device, rewinding
nrmt character device, non-rewinding
which leaves little room to doubt.
Christian "naddy" Weisgerber [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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