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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
To: Daniele Venzano <webvenza@libero.it>
Cc: wodecki@gmx.de, rgooch@atnf.csiro.au, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 2.6.0-test1 devfs question
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2003 11:25:53 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030726112553.2356cce0.akpm@osdl.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20030726111221.GD9574@renditai.milesteg.arr>

Daniele Venzano <webvenza@libero.it> wrote:
>
> There is a bug with devfs and raid, see:
> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=471
> 
> It's sitting there since 2.5.45, but no one seems interested and I 
> don't have the knowledge to fix it by myself (or the time to acquire 
> that knowledge).

Unfortunately, raising a bug in bugzilla doesn't actually mean that anyone
is paying any attention to it.  You need to keep shouting at people.

Is the problem simply that the device has moved from /dev/md1 to /dev/md/1?
If so, is this change sufficient?

diff -puN drivers/md/md.c~a drivers/md/md.c
--- 25/drivers/md/md.c~a	2003-07-26 11:24:58.000000000 -0700
+++ 25-akpm/drivers/md/md.c	2003-07-26 11:25:15.000000000 -0700
@@ -3505,7 +3505,7 @@ int __init md_init(void)
 	for (minor=0; minor < MAX_MD_DEVS; ++minor) {
 		devfs_mk_bdev(MKDEV(MAJOR_NR, minor),
 				S_IFBLK|S_IRUSR|S_IWUSR,
-				"md/%d", minor);
+				"md%d", minor);
 	}
 
 	register_reboot_notifier(&md_notifier);
@@ -3567,7 +3567,7 @@ static __exit void md_exit(void)
 	int i;
 	blk_unregister_region(MKDEV(MAJOR_NR,0), MAX_MD_DEVS);
 	for (i=0; i < MAX_MD_DEVS; i++)
-		devfs_remove("md/%d", i);
+		devfs_remove("md%d", i);
 	devfs_remove("md");
 
 	unregister_blkdev(MAJOR_NR,"md");

_


  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-26 18:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-25 11:08 Wiktor Wodecki
2003-07-25 11:18 ` Wiktor Wodecki
2003-07-26 11:12 ` Daniele Venzano
2003-07-26 18:25   ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2003-07-27 11:17     ` Alan Cox
2003-07-25 18:53 Balram Adlakha
2003-07-26 10:45 ` Wiktor Wodecki
     [not found]   ` <20030726175214.GA2535@localhost.localdomain>
     [not found]     ` <20030726183750.GB789@gmx.de>
     [not found]       ` <20030726201919.GA5166@localhost.localdomain>
2003-07-26 20:35         ` Wiktor Wodecki
2003-07-26 19:51 Andrey Borzenkov
2003-07-26 20:50 ` Andrew Morton
2003-07-26 22:30   ` Andrey Borzenkov
2003-07-27  8:58     ` Daniele Venzano
2003-07-28  7:13 "Andrey Borzenkov" 
2003-07-28  7:22 ` Andrew Morton

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