Re: [PARPORT] ppa and /dev/sdN
Thu, 31 Dec 1998 11:56:55 -0500 (EST)

> Perhaps instead of a smarter mount, another layer if device drivers.
> Perhaps someone could create a device /dev/zip that redirects calls to
> itself to the correct /dev/sdax. Same for Jaz and other removables. What
> about a shell script that scans all the possible partition numbers and
> mounts the first one it finds valid or something like that?

PLEASE, this is not a parport related matter. Go find an archive of
linux-kernel and review the "devfs" debate. There are several
different proposals already circulating that address these issues.

Expect something to happen in 2.3. But, let's not start it all over
again here.

Grant R. Guenther

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