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    SubjectRe: SCSI naming scheme: I've almost decided
    Erik Andersen wrote:
    > I would prefer keeping cdrom devices seperate, personally. Shall we put
    > all floppy disks in /dev/disk too? I really think that having a shallow
    > directory tree in /dev that groups devices by _type and function_ would be
    > most useful, i.e:
    > /dev/disk
    > /dev/cdrom
    > /dev/floppy
    > /dev/scanner
    > /dev/input/keyboard
    > /dev/input/mouse
    > /dev/input/joystick
    > /dev/camera
    > /dev/video
    > /dev/sound
    > /dev/sound/midi
    > /dev/sound/sequencer
    > /dev/sound/dsp
    > etc...
    > In each category would go devices of that type regardless of whether the
    > underlying interface was via scsi, ide, parport, pci card, or whatever.
    > Combining this with the devfs would allow a user to easily check all
    > installed equipment by simply doing a 'ls -R /dev', without needing to
    > know that a /dev/[insert random looking alpha-numerics] is a [some device
    > type]. What do you think?

    I think this is a *really* good idea, when GGI comes up /dev/graphics
    would be
    added, but, as someone already said, Richard has the sources ...
    Richard? ;)


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