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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] devfs v99.11 available
    James A. Simmons writes:
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    > > > Okay. I'm curious. What did Linus have in mind?
    > >
    > > He wanted me to move the SCSI device entries from directories like
    > > /dev/sd, /dev/sg, /dev/sr and so on to a "logical physical" heirarchy
    > > under /dev/scsi, where subdirectory names map to the SCSI address
    > > components (i.e. bus, target, lun).
    >
    > Actually I like that idea. What prevented you from doing this?

    It's just not the way I did it originally, though I didn't mind doing
    it that way (after discussions with SGI I was heading in that
    direction anyway). I just wanted to keep the old names as well, but
    Linus wanted them removed from the patch.

    > > > Do I hear linux having a Hardware graph like IRIX in the future as
    > > > well?
    > >
    > > <coy>
    > > Where do you hear this?
    > > </coy>
    >
    > It was just a suggestion.

    Watch this space.

    Regards,

    Richard....
    Old: rgooch@atnf.csiro.au
    Current: rgooch@ras.ucalgary.ca

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