stas at core.310.ru
Wed Aug 31 09:55:40 GMT 2005
On Tue, Aug 30, 2005 at 08:00:32AM +0200, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <20050829224232.GB269 at core.310.ru>, Stanislav Sedov writes:
> >I implemented POSIX fuser utility for freebsd. I expect it conforms
> >IEEE 1003.1-2004. It works only on recent kernels where devfs_random
> >influence on dev_t numbers was eliminated.
> This is wrong, the randomness will be reintroduced soon.
> We need to create the necessary hooks in the kernel for doing this
> correctly (ie: not kvm).
> Poul-Henning Kamp | UNIX since Zilog Zeus 3.20
> phk at FreeBSD.ORG | TCP/IP since RFC 956
> FreeBSD committer | BSD since 4.3-tahoe
> Never attribute to malice what can adequately be explained by incompetence.
Can we add sysctl for devfs's random number? It seems it won't introduce problems.
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