Re: [PATCH 2.6 RFT] add class support to floppy tape driver zftape-init.c

From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Mar 24 2004 - 11:47:39 EST

On Wed, Mar 24, 2004 at 02:06:34PM +0100, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> Hanna Linder writes:
> > Here is a patch to add class support to zftape-init.c:
> >
> > "VFS interface for the Linux floppy tape driver. "
> > "Support for QIC-113 compatible volume table "
> > "and builtin compression (lzrw3 algorithm)");
> >
> > I have verified it compiles but do not have the hardware to test it.
> > If someone who does could test it please do.
> Tested in a monolithic 2.6.5-rc2 kernel. No observable breakage.

Great, thanks for testing.

> All it does is add some dev nodes in sysfs. How useful is that?

Very useful. It allows this device to be used when using a tool like
udev to manage your /dev tree.


greg k-h
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