On Friday 15 August 2003 14:13, M. Warner Losh wrote: > In message: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > "Daniel O'Connor" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > : It should also have a hint to indicate that this device could potentially > : go away at any time, so it shouldn't cache anything if at all possible. > : (Although it would be good if the user could elect to override this in > : the interests of performance) > : > : I suspect that would require more significant changes though :) > > I suspect that this would be as hard to implement as dealing with > things going away, and produce a system that is less desirable to > use.
I think ideally both would be possible.. It IS nice when you plug something in and it is mounted, and you do what you want with it, then a few seconds after you finish you unplug it. I LIKE this feature of Windows etc :) -- Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au "The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum GPG Fingerprint - 9A8C 569F 685A D928 5140 AE4B 319B 41F4 5D17 FDD5 _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"