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>> My USB drive reports 0.
WD> You're right. Same for me. Thanks for pointing it out.
The removable flag specifies whether the drive has removable media;
before flash drives only things like floppy, optical, zip, etc drives
had removable==1. It also would be accurate for flash card readers.
If thumb drives specify it, then they lie.
The flag is read from the drive's metadata.
James Cloos <cloos@...> OpenPGP: 1024D/ED7DAEA6