Subject: Re: prtconf (Was: tty device names for Cyclades Z)
To: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/05/2000 19:34:45
In the interim does it make sense to have a 'locator free' version
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On 5 Jun 2000, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
> 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.
> - Nathan