Re: LANANA: To Pending Device Number Registrants
Alan Cox (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tue, 15 May 2001 10:51:14 +0100 (BST)
> Alan, if we are doing that we might as well use saner interface than
> ioctl(2). In case you've mentioned we don't want "make device SYS$FOO17
> do special action OP$LOUD$BARF4269". We want "make device rewind the tape".
> Or "tell us geometry". Or "eject the media". Application doesn't
Counter argument; We dont want the bloat of making a floppy tape have
delusions of grandeur in kernel space when mt-st can do it in userspace.
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