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SubjectRe: LANANA: To Pending Device Number Registrants
> I don't mean to suggest that ioctls be used to deduce device types
> (except in the case of overlapping ioctl numbers, which shouldn't be
> all *that* common (I hope)). I mean to suggest that the question
> "What device type are you?" usually shouldn't even be asked!

But people need to ask it. Sometimes it really matters. It doesnt have to be
in your face as /dev/hda1 versus /dev/sda1 is but it has to be possible

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