Re: DISCUSSION: /dev/fd%d.%d and /dev/{a}cd%d[ac] to be discontinued ?

From: Andrew Gallatin <>
Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2003 21:34:37 -0000
Poul-Henning Kamp writes:
 > As soon as these uses of cloning code has been removed, I will move
 > the floppy and CD drivers under GEOM, paving the way for the
 > significant changes to the buf/VM system which some of you have
 > already heard rumours about.  (more will emerge after BSDcon'03)
 > And now comes the bit which I would like to offer for discussion:
 > Should we do this for 5.2 instead ?

I think this sounds good.

Can you give a hint as to what you mean by the significant buf/VM
system changes?  Are you talking about removing the vnode detour for
drivers and giving drivers who want it access to the struct file?

Received on Thu Sep 04 2003 - 12:34:37 UTC

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