[PATCH] PPC64 iSeries add soem proc entries

Stephen Rothwell sfr at canb.auug.org.au
Fri Apr 23 12:02:58 EST 2004

On Thu, 22 Apr 2004 09:21:04 -0700 Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 05:36:32PM +1000, Stephen Rothwell wrote:
> >
> > This patch just adds some proc entries for the virtual tape and
> > cdrom drivers to allow mapping between linux devices and OS/400
> > ones. This is expected by existing users and there is no other way
> > to do this translation.
> Not in sysfs where stuff like this is supposed to be done?

No, this is unfortunately a case of least suprise and backwrd
compatibility. Eventually, hopefully, this stuff will migrate to sysfs,
but that requires that I do the code that makes the virtual drivers use
the new driver infrastructure - and that is in train i.e. I am trying to
understand the doco :-)

> :)

Smileys are so important in email :-)

Stephen Rothwell                    sfr at canb.auug.org.au

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