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SubjectRe: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)
On Mon, Feb 13, 2006 at 03:05:49AM -0500, Daniel Barkalow wrote:
> On Sun, 12 Feb 2006, Greg KH wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 13, 2006 at 12:01:48AM -0500, Daniel Barkalow wrote:
> > > sysfs doesn't do quite that level of categorization; if it did, cdrom_id
> > > would be unnecessary.
> >
> > What? cdrom_id queries the device directly to get some specific
> > information about the device, much like any other type of device query
> > (lspci, lsusb, etc.)
> >
> > And yes, it would be nice if some of that information was also exported
> > through sysfs, and as always, patches are gladly accpeted.
> Are there guidelines on having a generic cdrom export information from its
> block interface, rather than through its bus? I'm not finding any
> documentation of sys/block/, aside from that it exists.

That information should go into the device directory, not the sys/block
directory (as it referrs to the device attributes, not the block gendev


greg k-h
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