Re: [firstname.lastname@example.org: Bug#530711: nbd: error/patch]
Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> Since this list recently reviewed the nbd template, I thought I'd pass
> this by you before acting upon it. I'm inclined to agree, but then...
> ----- Forwarded message from Chris Leick <email@example.com> -----
> diff -ru nbd.orig/debian/nbd-client.templates nbd/debian/nbd-client.templates
> Every nbd-client process needs to be associated with a /dev entry with
> - major mode 43. Please enter the name of the /dev entry you want to use for
> + major number 43. Please enter the name of the /dev entry you want to use for
Oh! Yes. You might even want to spell it out that it's "block-mode
device major number 43" (as opposed to the character-mode isdn4linux
virtual modems), but I suppose it's obvious enough that the Network
Block Device means /dev/nb*.
JBR with qualifications in linguistics, experience as a Debian
sysadmin, and probably no clue about this particular package