Re: driverfs is not for everything! (was: [PATCH] /proc/scsi/map )

From: Patrick Mochel (
Date: Tue Jun 25 2002 - 13:38:53 EST

> I think the qualification for appearing in driverfs is actually possessing a
> driver. Therefore, we accept FC and iSCSI. Things which appear as
> FileSystems are debatable, but not anything which has a real device driver.

The qualification for appearing in the device tree is the physical
presence of the device, regardless of the presence of a driver to control
it. (This typically depends on the presence of the bus driver so it can
discover the device.) Presence in the device tree implies presence in


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