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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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