Subject: Re: devfs, was Re: FreeBSD 5/6/7 kernel emulator for NetBSD 2.x
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/27/2005 21:29:28
In message <>, Bill Studenmund writes:

>Thus "sd6" is what the administrator wants to be "sd6".

Precisely -- that's the whole point of using locators.  Rather, it's 
the whole point of using something that won't change if other hardware 
is added to or removed from the system.

		--Steven M. Bellovin,