lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2006]   [Jan]   [26]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
From
Date
SubjectRe: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)
Kyle Moffett <mrmacman_g4@mac.com> wrote:

> On Jan 25, 2006, at 12:14:15, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > Incorrect, sorry. Do you really make Linux incompatible to the rest
> > of the world?
..
> >> 1 platform (Linux) _requires_ /dev/* access
> > Your last line is wrong
>
> No, it is correct. We require /dev/* access. The fact that we
> included /dev/sg* devices for /dev/[sh]d* was a mistake, and should
> be fixed, but those are still /dev/* access.

Looks like you missunderstood /dev/* here.
Even with /dev/scg* on Solaris or with CAM on FreeBSD, you open a device.
But this is not a /dev/ entry for a high level device like a disk, it is
a SCSI nexus device that allows you to send SCSI commands on any SCSI transport.




Jörg

--
EMail:joerg@schily.isdn.cs.tu-berlin.de (home) Jörg Schilling D-13353 Berlin
js@cs.tu-berlin.de (uni)
schilling@fokus.fraunhofer.de (work) Blog: http://schily.blogspot.com/
URL: http://cdrecord.berlios.de/old/private/ ftp://ftp.berlios.de/pub/schily
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2006-01-26 11:10    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site