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



Hi!

> >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.

Remote character devices seem extremely usefull to me...

mpg456 --device /dev/kitchen/dsp

cat /dev/roof/dsp > /dev/laptop/dsp

cat picture-to-scare-pigeons.raw > /dev/roof/fb0

X --device=/dev/livingroom/fb0

.... Okay, it will probably take a while until SSI cluster is the
right tool to network your home :-).

				Pavel
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