Are drives such as hard drive and floppy drives represented with drive letters?

Category: LinuxAre drives such as hard drive and floppy drives represented with drive letters?
Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 years ago

Are drives such as hard drive and floppy drives represented with drive letters?

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Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 years ago

No. In Linux, each drive and device have different designations. For example, floppy drives are referred to as /dev/fd0 and /dev/fd1. IDE/EIDE hard drives are referred to as /dev/hda, /dev/hdb, /dev/hdc, and so forth.

Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 years ago

No. In Linux, each drive and device have different designations. For example, floppy drives are referred to as /dev/fd0 and /dev/fd1. IDE/EIDE hard drives are referred to as /dev/hda, /dev/hdb, /dev/hdc, and so forth.