On Tue, Mar 28, 2000 at 01:56:12PM +0100, Vincent Cunniffe mentioned:
> > Good god... Is there anything that's not a filesystem anymore...
> > Solaris now has /etc/mnttab as a filesystem... What happened
> > to the mantra of everything and anything is a file, and can be
> > accessed as such :)
Well, that's good. Unix is supposed to be "everything a filesystem".
> Dude, *NVRAM* is a filesystem now ;-)
I was more impressed with stuff like the "Perl filesystem", where you
could write perl userspace modules for providing answers to the kernel
functions. Saw a nice one that would do a website filesystem - mount
http://www.slashdot.org, and see symlinks all over the place !
> There's also code for mounting the the microcode of a P-III as a file
> and catting to it. People were speculating on whether this would be
> wise to do in the context of a running system ;-)
I thought that was just a /proc entry ? Anyway, how else would you
upgrade your PIII ? And more importantly, where do I get updated microcode
for said PIII ?
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