bugThe GNU Hurd - Bugs: bug #15807, missing FSTYPEs


bug #15807: missing FSTYPEs

Submitter:  Ben Asselstine <benasselstine>
Submitted:  Sun 19 Feb 2006 08:36:06 PM UTC
Category:  Hurd Interfaces Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  None
Status:  None Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name:  Ben Asselstine
Open/Closed:  Open Reproducibility:  None
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Sun 19 Feb 2006 08:36:06 PM UTC, original submission:  

The console server and console client return an FSTYPE of FSTYPE_MISC.  hurd/hurd_types.h contains a listing of all system-related FSTYPEs, and there is room for two new ones.

Ideally the FSTYPE of /dev/vcs could be inspected to determine if there's a console-server running.  I realize that a translator can report any FSTYPE it likes, but if /hurd/term has a well-known and descriptive FSTYPE, so should the console server and client.

Ben Asselstine <benasselstine>


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