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[ale] instruction needed
Sean Kilpatrick wrote:
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> On Wednesday 14 January 2004 10:48 am, Dow Hurst wrote:
> | In Mike Panetta's words:
> | The sg devices are not block devices, they are character
> | devices meant to be used when you want to send raw scsi
> | commands to a device (EG like cdrecord does to write to a
> | CD) not to access them in the traditional manner.
> Aha. This would explain why, when I run "ls -l sg0" I get
> crw-rw---- 1 kilpatms users 21, 0 Jan 30 2003 sg0
> The"c" in "crw" is for "character."
Actually, the c says character, the rw are perms.
> Note this is a 21 byte file.
No, actually, that's the major device number. The 0 is the minor device
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