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Re: [address@hidden: Interface for SCSI transactions ?]

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: [address@hidden: Interface for SCSI transactions ?]
Date: Sun, 10 Apr 2011 21:20:03 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.12-2006-07-14

Thomas Schmitt, le Sun 10 Apr 2011 20:42:53 +0200, a écrit :
> (Shall i stop CC'ing help-hurd ?)

It's not useful indeed.

> Its own usage model is command-and-reply. Like a shell script or dialog
> session. Seems to fit nicely into
>   http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/microkernel/mach/mig.html
> (Am i too stupid to see the links to tutorials and manuals ?)

There's the "Documentation" link on this page which I believe has all
the links that exist.

> Only that xorriso is *fat*. At least for an OS driver candidate.
> I would not dare to propose it to any of the usual kernel communities.
> So what is Hurd's attitude towards a driver that occupies 2.5 MB
> of memory when idle and might expand much more on the job ?
> Is it worth to continue thinking about xorriso-in-the-system ?

Not a problem in a Hurdish mind. The stuff can be split in low-level
driver which just does the SCSI commands and a daemon which does the big
stuff, run as mere user.


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