Subject: Re: Orphaned devices in config(8)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 10/09/2002 21:04:28
In article <20021009135822.D18447@dr-evil.surfandsip.net>,
Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Maybe add a flag to config to warn about orphaned devices?
>Attached is a two line change (an "#if 0" and an "#endif") that makes
>orphaned devices work. However, it's a pretty major semantic change,
>since previously e.g. removing all SCSI HBAs from a config file would
>cause an orphaned "scsibus" to cause an error.
>On the other hand, I don't really think that adding a new keyword like
>"orphan" is a natural way to describe a system's devie configuration.
>What are people's thoughts on this?