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SubjectRe: devices.txt inconsistency
Douglas Gilbert wrote:
>
> While on this subject, the description of raw devices
> (char 162) in lk 2.4 is not consistent with current
> usage.
>
> devices.txt contains this:
> 162 char Raw block device interface
> 0 = /dev/raw Raw I/O control device
> 1 = /dev/raw1 First raw I/O device
> 2 = /dev/raw2 Second raw I/O device
> ...
>
> but something like this would be more accurate:
> 162 char Raw block device interface
> 0 = /dev/rawctl Raw I/O control device
> 1 = /dev/raw/raw1 First raw I/O device
> 2 = /dev/raw/raw2 Second raw I/O device
> ...
>
> The raw(8) command supplied in RH 6.2 and 7.0 assumes the
> latter structure. I have already alerted sct and this
> change may be coming through in one of his patches.
>

The latter is actually better, so I certainly don't mind. sct, should I
change it?

-hpa

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