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raw mode

raw mode in Technology

operating system
A mode that allows a program to transfer bits directly to or from an I/O device without any processing, abstraction, or interpretation by the operating system.
Systems that make this distinction for a disk file are generally regarded as broken.
Compare rare mode, cooked mode.
[Jargon File]
(2002-04-14)

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