Subject: Re: tape drive instrumentation round 2
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <email@example.com>
Date: 03/06/2006 21:51:59
> > what exactly needs "drivenames", and does it care about nfs?
> Nothing needs drivenames right now but it may be useful to know what
> drives are on the system, I am thinking of perhaps a tape drive that
> was not attached/powered during boot but later gets powered up and the
> scsi bus rescanned to attach it - it could be hard to tell if a tape
> device is known about by the kernel without poking random device names
> to see if something responds. The nfs was there just for completeness.
do you mean it's only for human investigation?
i don't think of any usage for which inclusion of "nfs" is useful.
> > it doesn't seem compilable, given drive_find's prototype and usage.
> Hmmm how odd. It certainly compiled for me and the kernel +
> iostat/vmstat worked as expected.
did you really compile sys/arch/amiga/amiga/autoconf.c?