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SubjectRe: ISA slot detection on PCI systems?
On Sun, 6 Jan 2002, Mr. James W. Laferriere wrote:

> > AFAIAC, the /proc/ide/ stuff should never have happened.
> > It's proven that every bit of it can be done in userspace.
> Then lets get rid of /proc/scsi , How about /proc/sys ...
> What is the differance here ? Maybe I am missing something ?

And what would you replace /proc/scsi/ with ?

Neither of the two you mention have viable alternatives. (yet)

The only time I'd consider sysctl(2) over poking /proc/sys entries
would possibly be on an embedded system with no /proc/sys. And even then,
I'd rather try and justify having /proc. ISTR viro proposing to split
proc/sys out to sysctlfs at some point, which would solve this dilemma

| Dave Jones.
| SuSE Labs

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