What does the letter »r« stand for in /dev/sr0?

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Thu Nov 5 03:17:59 UTC 2009

Verde Denim wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 9:34 AM, Derek Broughton
> <derek at pointerstop.ca>wrote:
> Translation - I don't know either... lol

Actually, I'd already said that - and suggested "raw" as a wild guess.  But 
I was intrigued that Detlef thought that knowing what it stood for would 
prevent errors, since I really can't imagine how most of us would need to 
know it.

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