System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems

Using Removable Media Names

You can access all removable media with different names. The following table describes the different media names that can be accessed with or without volume management.

Table 3–1 Removable Media Names


Volume Management Device Name 

Volume Management Device Alias Name 

Device Name 

First diskette drive 






First, second, third CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drives 









USB memory stick