In <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Konrad Heuer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> typed:
> 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 This is out-of-date information.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?

I'm not sure. 4.6 sounds right, but might not be. To get exact
details, check the CVS logs. I'd check /dev/MAKEDEV.

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