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SubjectRe: PATCH: cdrecord: avoiding scsi device numbering for ide devices
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On Tue, 2004-08-10 at 11:04, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Maw, 2004-08-10 at 15:33, Lee Revell wrote:
> > I hate to derail a good flame-fest, but this would be extremely useful,
> > for more than burning CDs. Anytime you are dealing with a SCHED_FIFO
> > process a bug can lock the machine, this would be useful for hacking
> > jackd for example.
> >
> > If someone wants to code this up I and the other people on jackit-devel
> > would gladly test it.
>
> How much is this actually needed and how much is it just a user
> debugging method problem. Having done real time stuff on VMS (save
> the tears) we always had a policy that one serial console was a shell
> at highest priority and nobody ever used that one top priority.
>
> That gave you an emergency control channel.

Yeah, I haven't yet been in a situation where I needed this, it would be
useful only in theory. It sounded like someone was volunteering to code
it up.

Lee

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