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SubjectRe: new or old devfs naming scheme (Was: Re: devfs howto)
James W. Laferriere writes:
>
> Hello Richard, I have to agree with Sergey on the point
> of liking the old names over the new . But I guess I can
> get devfsd to create them for me can't I ? Tia, JimL
>
> On Mon, 21 Feb 2000, Sergey Kubushin wrote:
> > On Mon, 21 Feb 2000, Richard Gooch wrote:
> ...snip...
> > >
> > > Having "partX" in the partition table scan may make it too long. The
> > > reason the devfs names are not "pX" is because Linus wanted a longer
> > > name. I'd be quite happy to shorten them.
> >
> > Just my $.25 - I liked the old devfs names (that of /dev/sda/c0b0t0u0p1)
> > much more than /dev/scsi/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part1 ...

Yes, you can. But maybe someone could ask Linus if they could be
changed...

Regards,

Richard....
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