Subject: Re: Another changer, another changer problem
To: Giles Lean <>
From: Todd Whitesel <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/02/1998 16:08:29
> Even this has problems, as the controller number has the potential to
> migrate if new controllers are added, or the controller number becomes
> dependent on the order of controller installation, a typically nasty
> surprise in a disaster recovery situation when someone re-installs the
> OS and everything "moves".

I am pretty much resigned to wait until USB convinces everyone to take the
tiny EEPROMs from ethernet cards and start putting them everywhere so we
can name our hardware and, each system we connect it to can remember the
appropriate local settings for it.

Todd Whitesel
toddpw @