Subject: Re: tape drive instrumentation round 2
To: None <>
From: YAMAMOTO Takashi <>
List: tech-kern
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?