How are Linux drives named beyond drive 26 (/dev/sdz, ..)

Sunday, January 09 2011 @ 03:57 PM CST

Contributed by: Linegod

Itís surprisingly hard to find a definitive answer to the question of what happens with Linux block device names when you get past drive 26 (ie. counting from one, the first disk is /dev/sda and the 26th disk is /dev/sdz, what comes next?) I need to find out because libguestfs is currently limited to 25 disks, and this really needs to be fixed.

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