Re: DNS-like idea for SCSI (NIS+ maybe)
Albert Cahalan <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-08-23 at 06:56, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > Albert Cahalan <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > > Check the man page of cdrecord for a decription of the features
> > > > that are handled by /etc/default/cdrecord
> > >
> > > Hmmm, that's pretty good.
> > >
> > > Do you think you could make all the other programs
> > > use that file too? If I define my CD-RW as QueFire
> > > in that file, then "mount QueFire /mnt" had ought
> > > to mount it I think. Also, "dd if=QueFire" should
> > > read from the device, and "cat QueFire" too. It could
> > > get kind of confusing if I had a file named QueFire
> > > as well though. Perhaps there is a better solution?
> > It seems that you don't know that "dd" uses a completely different access
> > method for the device.
> That's an implementation detail that doesn't need
> to be exposed to the user.
It you don't know this difference, then it is hard to continue the discussion
dd operates at UNIX block/raw device level
SCSI Generic operates _below_ this level and thus uses a different naming scheme
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