[TUHS] Mach for i386 / Mt Xinu or other

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Wed Feb 22 02:32:22 AEST 2017


On Tue, Feb 21, 2017, at 10:18, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> > So does requiring SCSI bus numbers rather than device filenames.
> 
> SCSI bus numbers are part of the SCSI CAM Standard for SCSI addressing,
> you
> are badly informed a second time.

Why does that make them more useful for end users than device filenames,
especially for non-SCSI devices? USB or ATA bus numbers - or USB device
identifiers - might be more useful than SCSI bus numbers, for end users
who have USB or ATA devices. ATA bus numbers had a deterministic mapping
to /dev/hd* device filenames, once upon a time.

Why does that mean the correct solution is "require the user to type in
the bus number on a program's command line" rather than "configure a
particular bus number to have a particular filename"?


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