Subject: Re: Another changer, another changer problem
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Todd Whitesel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/02/1998 02:25:43
> Is it worth it? To me, it is not worth the effort it would take to
> implement it. If you feel differently, go to it! I think such a
> scsifs would be a Pretty Cool Hack, even if I probably wouldn't use it
A 'scsifs' or generalized 'probefs' would be VERY useful.
I really want to see novice sysadmin tools, and APIs that allow userland
to query for device information are a _requirement_ for this.
(There's already work going on to assist kernel config, and some of the
technology can be leveraged. I think we're moving in the right direction.)
toddpw @ best.com