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Re: [Linux-cluster] Re: [ANNOUNCE] OpenSSI 1.0.0 released!!



On Sunday 01 August 2004 13:32, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> Daniel Phillips wrote:
> > On Saturday 31 July 2004 12:00, Walker, Bruce J wrote:
> >>In the 2.4 implementation, providing this one capability by
> >>leveraging devfs was quite economic, efficient and has been very stable.
> >
> > I wonder if device-mapper (slightly hacked) wouldn't be a better approach
> > for 2.6+.
>
> It appeared from the original posting that their "cluster-wide devfs"
> actually supported all types of device nodes, not just block devices. I
> don't know whether accessing a character device on another node would
> ever be useful, but certainly using device-mapper wouldn't help for that
> case.

Unless device-mapper learned how to deal with char devices...

Just a thought.

Regards,

Daniel


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