Re: [PATCH] alternative API for raw devices

From: Pavel Machek (
Date: Sat May 04 2002 - 17:24:53 EST


> New option: CONFIG_RAW (tristate)
> With that animal enabled you can say
> # mount -t raw /dev/sda1 /dev/<whatever>

Are we going from "everything is a file" to everything is filesystem,

Why not have /dev/sda1r from the beggining? Is this problem of not
enough majors?

(about SSSCA) "I don't say this lightly.  However, I really think that the U.S.
no longer is classifiable as a democracy, but rather as a plutocracy." --hpa
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