cowloop technology

Ben Cadieux ben.cadieux at
Thu Jan 19 17:40:00 PST 2006

> One method that would work would be to have a specially tagged directory
> and then have the system parse device names in that directory.  So
> instead of having to create 37 /dev/ad0* files we would only have to
> create one "/dev/ad0" and lookups of things like "/dev/ad0s1h" would
> automatically be converted to "/dev/ad" with the "0s1h" part parsed
> out and passed to the device code for further interpretation.

I was thinking something along the lines of "/dev/ad/0/1/8" instead. 
It's a lot more complicated, though - much more parsing.  I like your
 - BC

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