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Old 05-15-2009, 04:11 AM   #1
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What does this output mean?


Code:
deostroll@deostroll-pc:/dev$ ls -l sda*
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 0 2009-05-15 15:17 sda
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 1 2009-05-15 15:17 sda1
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 2 2009-05-15 15:17 sda2
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 5 2009-05-15 15:17 sda5
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 6 2009-05-15 15:17 sda6
Cant' understand what 'b' means?
 
Old 05-15-2009, 04:16 AM   #2
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Hi,

The b tells you that sdaX is a so called block device.

Take a look at these links for more details:

File types (Wiki),
Device file system (Wiki).

Hope this clears things up.
 
  


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