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From: "Walter Dnes" <waltdnes@...>
Subject: Stability of /sys api
Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 03:53:53 -0400
  After some Google-searching, I think I've figured out how to implement
automounting under mdev.  I'd like to put in as much sanity-checking
into the script as possible.  Right now I have 1 USB stick plugged in as
/dev/sdb.  Th hard drive is /dev/sda.  The "removable" data is readable
like so...

cat /sys/block/sda/removable
0

cat /sys/block/sdb/removable 
1

  My question... is this API stable or deprecated?  I.e. can I count on
it being around for a while?  I figure this question is a developer type
question rather than ordinary user type.

-- 
Walter Dnes <waltdnes@...>


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