10 Apr 2000 hpa   » (Master)

Set up an account, certified some people. Created a project page for LANANA, and registered lanana.org.

LANANA - the Linux Assigned Names and Numbers Authority - is an outgrowth of the realization by primarily the Linux Standards Base that a central registry of names and numbers is always going to be necessary. Making it a formal thing thus makes sense, and having maintained The Linux Device List for the past five years I seemed to be the obvious person to do it.

One of the first projects I want to get into is to try to establish a connection between /proc/sys and SNMP MIBs, and add a registry of the kernel MIB. I might also take over registration of ioctl numbers; we'll have to see.

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