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SubjectRe: devfs

one word.

YUCK.

--Jauder

On Sun, 11 Jan 1998, Albert D. Cahalan wrote:
>
> Pavel Machek writes:
>
> > Well, I do not like to be devices called like c0b0t0d0s1.
> >
> > I think that scsi0.0.0.0.1 would be much more acceptable.
> > Really, those letters are for nothing, just one more thing
> > to remember. If you maintain logical order (and this is logical),
> > you do not need ugly letters in between.
>
> Good idea. Since *.1 names look like libraries and man pages,
> it would be best to avoid that. Also, this applies to non-SCSI.
>
> We also need a simple old-style name and a volume label,
> which could be symlinks to the exact physical name.
>
> This looks good:
>
> /dev/disk/1-1-1-0-2 # exact physical name
> /dev/sdb2 -> disk/1-1-1-0-2 # simple name
> /dev/volumes/users_a_to_m -> ../disk/1-1-1-0-2 # volume label
>
>
>

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