Re: [PATCH][RFC] Proposal for a new watchdog interface using sysfs

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Sat Feb 15 2003 - 16:03:16 EST

On Sat, 2003-02-15 at 09:13, John Bradford wrote:
> Magnetic media -> disk
> Optical media -> disc
> Combination media, (magneto-optical) -> disk

It varies by place. Optincal media is "disc" primarily because the
trademarks forced the one spelling on the funny foreigners. As everyone
knows the proper spelling is "disg" for all three.

Its not a useful argument to have.

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