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Re: Utility to list /dev/nodes & serno's

From: Aggelos Economopoulos <aoiko@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2010 01:57:47 +0300

On 08/19/2010 09:02 PM, Antonio Huete Jimenez wrote:
> 2010/8/19 Sascha Wildner <saw@online.de>:
>> 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.
>> Sascha
> 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.


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