Re: CD writing in future Linux (stirring up a hornets' nest)

From: Greg KH
Date: Fri Feb 10 2006 - 18:55:09 EST

On Fri, Feb 10, 2006 at 04:06:39PM -0500, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> The kernel could provide a list of devices by category. It doesn't have
> to name them, run scripts, give descriptions, or paint them blue. Just a
> list of all block devices, tapes, by major/minor and category (ie.
> block, optical, floppy) would give the application layer a chance to do
> it's own interpretation.

It does so today in sysfs, that is what it is there for.


greg k-h
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