On Tue, 25 Feb 2003, Mike Meyer wrote:

> In <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Konrad Heuer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> typed:
> > On Mon, 24 Feb 2003, Brian Henning wrote:
> > > what is the difference between these two devices?
> > fd0 ist a block-oriented device, data are cached in the buffer cache;
> > rfd0 is a byte-oriented raw device; data are always read from or
> > immediately written to the device.
> This is out-of-date information. Both fd0 and rfd0 are raw character
> devices these days. The old names were kept around for backwards
> compatability, but there is no difference between them.

What does it mean - "these days"? When did the change occur?


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