Subject: Re: Functional VOP_IOCTL
To: Frank van der Linden <>
From: Konrad Schroder <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/23/2003 14:18:49
On Sun, 23 Feb 2003, Frank van der Linden wrote:

> Btw, how do you plan to use VOP_IOCTL here? Most lfs systems calls
> take an fsid, and if you want to end up in a newly created lfs_ioctl,
> you'd need an actual LFS vnode from an open file on an LFS filesystem,
> not the device itself.

Right; the system calls already assume a mounted filesystem.  My current
patches use the Ifile to call VOP_IOCTL on, though ideally the Ifile will
be taken out of the namespace, making the filesystem root the obvious
						Konrad Schroder