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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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