Subject: Re: prtconf (Was: tty device names for Cyclades Z)
To: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
Date: 06/05/2000 13:22:42
David Brownlee <email@example.com> 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.