Subject: Re: Dynamic SCSI ids (was: A possible way of handling...)
To: Matthew Jacob <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
Date: 03/29/1997 20:20:58
On Sat, 29 Mar 1997, Matthew Jacob wrote:
> >and not require many, many device nodes (i.e., SVRx)
> What's the objection here?
The fact that the current i386 GENERIC kernel would need 3528 SCSI
disk nodes in /dev to provide the same functionality as we provide
now? Although I'll be the first to admit that we could get by in
virtually all situations with a mere 882....
I'm all ears if anyone has an alternate proposal, BTW. I've had my
share of frustrations with the current setup. But I don't see any
way to make it better myself.
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