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Old November 26 2012, 10:39 PM   #42
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Re: Wii U launches on November 18th

Jim Steele wrote: View Post
That's a bit mental. I wonder how it knows? (or why it cares :S)
Technically speaking, it is easy for an operating system to determine what type of disk it is looking at, based on the information provided by the device's built-in registers. Different drivers are used for each type, too, since they need to be handled in different ways for reads/writes.
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