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    SubjectRe: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)
    Nix <> wrote:

    > Applications (already) do this by asking HAL, which can be informed of
    > new devices in a variety of ways: the up-and-coming one is for the
    > kernel to notify udevd, following which a udev rule sends a dbus message
    > to HAL. Everything from the dbus message on up is cross-OS portable.
    > -scanbus is *totally* unnecessary.

    Interesting theory.... unfortunately this makes assumptions that cannot be
    proved. Where is this HAL available and more impportant: how is it related
    to generis transport and device independent SCSI?


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