Subject: Re: prtconf (Was: tty device names for Cyclades Z)
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/05/2000 13:22:42
David Brownlee <> writes:

> 	That would be a definite step up on what we have now.
> 	How much extra work would it be to add the locator information
> 	to the in-kernel decive list, and how would that interact
> 	with the proposal to have a boot time kernel config interface?

It's an interface change to a reasonably complicated and important
part of our infrastructure. Changing it should not be taken
lightly. But, as you note, it would be a good time to also revisit
parts of the interface to permit more dynamic adjustment.

        - Nathan