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Re: disk driver interface
On Mon, Dec 29, 2014 at 11:08:27PM +0000, Michael van Elst wrote:
> > > Actually there is also:
> > > - ioctl DIOCGDISKINFO. This is supposed to work for all kinds of
> > > disks but it returns a plist, and it is a pain to use.
> >Didn't we get something in libutil for calling it? Or am I thinking of
> >some in-kernel interface?
> The kernel has a helper function.
That must be what I'm thinking of.
> It would be simple to create such a function in libutil (currently
> there is code shared in partutil.c from fsck).
It might be a good idea to do this for our own use, but probably it
shouldn't be a 3rd-party interface. (Unless we decide like the look of
it, I guess.)
Although I'm not real thrilled about multiplying uses of proplib...
David A. Holland
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