Re: kernel-managed /dev, revisited

Miguel de Icaza (
Fri, 11 Jul 1997 14:53:14 -0500

> > Actually, I like Ted's idea better: Have the kernel scan the disk
> > labels at boot time for every partition detected and grab a list of
> > the disk labels on those partitions (you will need to label your file
> > systems of course).
> How about CD and scanners. Do I put sheets of paper with 1,2,3,4 in my
> scanners at boot time ?

Ok. I missed part of the point being addressed.

But still, having this in the kernel with some kind of volume manager
daemon should prove to be a nice addition to Linux.

Miguel (leaving the driver/scsi/ocr.c job to Andy Kleen)