Subject: Re: sysctls for everything!
To: None <>
From: Simon Burge <simonb@NetBSD.ORG>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/13/2000 10:17:14
Jason R Thorpe wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 13, 2000 at 09:22:22AM +1000, Simon Burge wrote:
>  > My reasoning here was that the info is of limited use if you are
>  > non-root anyways - thinking how you can't for example get the disklabel
>  > for a device unless you have read access to it.  At first glance, there
>  > doesn't appear to be an ioctl to get the configuration...
> Not true.  Think `operator'.

The ccd devices are read-operator, just like disk devices.  This is why
I thought an ioctl might be more appropriate for getting config info.