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Re: Fedora Core 3



On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 04:32:45PM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Greg KH (greg kroah com) said: 
> > > The problem is more or less this:
> > > 
> > > - Without a new device naming standard that offers persistent names,
> > >   what really does it gain you?
> > 
> > I know, and I agree.  Well, I like my pretty, tiny /dev tree, but that's
> > just me :)
> > 
> > And I'm trying to move toward getting such a standard, but the people
> > who are supposed to be taking the next step, seem to have disappeared
> > again.
> > 
> > Time to go kick some DCL[1] members around again...
> 
> Well, I'm not sure that the need for new, persistent, device names
> is necessarily driven by DCL requirements (or CGL, for that matter.)

It's not driven by it at all.  But it did fall out of them.  So osdl
created the device_naming mailing list for all of us to try to figure it
all out.  Hopefully suse comes back with a revised proposal in a decent
ammount of time.

thanks,

greg k-h



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