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SubjectRe: LANANA: To Pending Device Number Registrants
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> On Tue, 15 May 2001, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Counter argument; We dont want the bloat of making a floppy tape have
> > delusions of grandeur in kernel space when mt-st can do it in userspace.
>
> Counter-counter-argument: we could just export the ioctl's, and make a
> "user-level-filesystem". Except it's not a filesystem, but a driver.

Still pushes code into kernel space. Im all for 'tapes' as one set of objects
and a cleaner user space fallback than peer at the major
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