DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2010-08
Re: Utility to list /dev/nodes & serno's
On 08/19/2010 09:02 PM, Antonio Huete Jimenez wrote:
> 2010/8/19 Sascha Wildner <email@example.com>:
>> On 8/19/2010 14:54, Aggelos Economopoulos wrote:
>> Well, I thought we're talking about a simple utility to help the user find
>> the corresponding /dev/serno/... for e.g. a /dev/da... node and not about
>> some full fledged disk attribute dumping utility (which tuxillo's doesn't
>> seem to be). If that is what's wanted here, we should use a different name
>> at least (devattr(8) perhaps? any other ideas?) and view the serno
>> information as a first feature with more to come.
> Okay, agreed. I will rename it to devattr(8). Adding more
> functionality in the future looks like a better idea than having
> separate tools for this and that.
devattr(8)? As in, "dump all attributes we have for every device"? I was
thinking of a disk-specific utility. We could do that, but we should
make sure there isn't much duplication with sysctl.