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Re: Bug#62699: cdparanoia should check/create the /dev/sg* devices that it requires.

On Thu, Apr 20, 2000 at 12:32:24AM -0700, Lawrence Walton wrote:
> > 2) Linux 2.4 is just around the corner.  It contains Richard Gooch's
> > "devfs" which I think makes the whole issue of "/dev" go away.  I
> > haven't played with it yet to be sure how it works though.
> I doubt that woody will use this feature. 2.3.x works fine
> with out it, it's very un-unix, almost god forbid NT like.

It's not a new idea, and it exists in various forms on other unices--
there's no alternative for modern storage technologies. I'm not sure
why you would call it un-unix.

> It's pretty groovy concept, just a departure, from old school Unix, and
> will break lots and lots of things.

Such as?

Mike Stone

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