Subject: Re: Partition tables (was: Re: Another changer, another changer problem)
To: David Holland <email@example.com>
From: Brett Lymn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/07/1998 10:51:53
According to David Holland:
>The only problem I see would be retaining full backward compatibility
>with existing /dev naming, which might be a bit difficult -- but I
>don't hear a lot of people protesting that they really like it the way
>it is. :-)
You can always try what Sun do, symbolically link the compatiability
names to the new names. Mind you, you need to make _all_ the tools
use the new naming scheme - unlike Sun. On a Solaris 2 machine try
doing an "iostat -xtc" and see what disk naming scheme you get ;-)
Brett Lymn, Computer Systems Administrator, British Aerospace Australia
And the monks would cry unto them, "Keep the bloody noise down!"
- Mort, Terry Pratchett.