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SubjectRe: LANANA: To Pending Device Number Registrants
> Alan, if we are doing that we might as well use saner interface than
> ioctl(2). In case you've mentioned we don't want "make device SYS$FOO17
> do special action OP$LOUD$BARF4269". We want "make device rewind the tape".
> Or "tell us geometry". Or "eject the media". Application doesn't

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.


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