Subject: Re: Thoughts about wedges
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <email@example.com>
Date: 10/05/1999 10:48:32
On Mon, Oct 04, 1999 at 10:29:04AM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Oct 1999, Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 27, 1999 at 11:38:03AM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> > You might want to be able to mount by-worldwidename (or, with the AMiga RDB
> > scheme, by the partition name).
> To an extent, the same thing works with MacOS partitioning.
> > This need not be a kernel-function. Whatever process inserts wedge information
> > into the kernel, can update this information.
> > (e.g., create symbolic links, or symbolically named device nodes, in a
> > subdirectory of /dev).
> Well, we still haven't gotten around the permissions problem.
Oh, right. At first I'd thought "make it symlinks, then, pointing to the real
device nodes", but that doesn't work any better.