Subject: Re: prtconf (Was: tty device names for Cyclades Z)
To: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/05/2000 19:34:45
	In the interim does it make sense to have a 'locator free' version
	of prtconf?

				       -- No hype required --

On 5 Jun 2000, Nathan J. Williams wrote:

> 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