Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/dev/scsipi
To: YAMAMOTO Takashi <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/10/2005 09:22:05
On Aug 10, 2005, at 5:38 AM, YAMAMOTO Takashi wrote:
> afaik, only disk-specific part of diskstats is its name.
> yes, you can just seek=0 for tapes.
And, in fact, for most disks, seek == 0, too. (SCSI and ATA don't
have explicit seeks; that's there for those old-fashioned things that
require explicit seek commands to reposition the heads.)
> IMO, you can/should just use diskstats for tapes as well.
> there is no need to have tape-specific one.