Subject: Drive Numbering...
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Gordon W. Ross <email@example.com>
Date: 11/16/1995 10:58:28
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Wed, 15 Nov 1995 21:38:07 -0500
> References: <199511150746.AA16932@cs.rpi.edu>
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> [On the topic of scsi address mapping]
> To add another thing that I have see to the fray... Some systems have
> a /dev/root which is good for the GENERIC case... beyond that... they
> have the more specific SCSI devices. It might take some work, but
> having a fixed name for 90% of the configs... would make things
> simpler for most people.
I agree, /dev/root would be nice to have, but it's not really
easy to do without moving to some sort of "devicefs" that the
kernel/drivers build up "from the cloth" during autoconfig.
Methods for doing such as "devicefs" have been discussed, but
consensus was not reached...