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Re: (Semi-random) thoughts on device tree structure and devfs

On Mar 9, 2010, at 3:41 PM, Quentin Garnier wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 09:14:09PM +0100, Johnny Billquist wrote:
>> Quentin Garnier wrote:
> [...]
>> My answer only intended to show that the device enumeration isn't
>> random, depending on if you add/remove other devices, which is what
>> Masao was claiming.
> Your answer only says that device enumeration is deterministic.  Nobody
> said that it wasn't.  I know autoconf(9) hasn't aged very well, but it's
> not that bad.  Yet.

I've had problems with SATA drive enumeration due to weird BIOS issues.  I'd 
rather have had my configuration driven by what was on the disk.

                --Steve Bellovin,

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