Re: devfs

Joseph H. Buehler (
16 Jan 1998 01:22:05 -0500

"Leonard N. Zubkoff" <> writes:

> I am now wondering what the rationale is for using "p" rather than "s" for the
> partition number. I cannot think of any particularly compelling reason for
> either choice. "p" is somewhat more mnemonic, but I find "s" slightly more
> esthetic (since "p" would be the only character with a descender) and it is
> compatible with other systems. So how about:

s == "slice", I believe

Joe Buehler