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Date:	Sun, 5 Nov 2006 15:41:37 +0100
From:	Oliver Neukum <>
To:	Arjan van de Ven <>
Cc:	Jan Engelhardt <>,,
Subject: Re: Scsi cdrom naming confusion; sr or scd?

Am Sonntag, 5. November 2006 15:06 schrieb Arjan van de Ven:
> and this is why it's wrong to make naming policy a kernel thing!
> Userspace is the right place to do this (and there I suspect the name
> will end up being /dev/cdrom)...... the kernel really shouldn't care at
> all what the name is.

I have to disagree. This precisely shows that the reverse is true.
This way the chance of having a default name guaranteed to work
is lost. If you want an alternate name, use a symlink.

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