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From: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
To: Andrey Borzenkov <arvidjaar@mail.ru>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: 2.6.0-test1 devfs question
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2003 13:50:12 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030726135012.6386c185.akpm@osdl.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200307262351.33808.arvidjaar@mail.ru>

Andrey Borzenkov <arvidjaar@mail.ru> wrote:
>
> > 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);
> >         }
> 
> should not such things be done by devfsd in user space?

Darned if I know - I do not have operational experience with devfs.

> This patch makes it even more incompatible with 2.4 ...

The patch is broken - 2.4 does /dev/md/2 as well.

So what is the bug?  Why are people suddenly having problems with this?

  reply	other threads:[~2003-07-26 20:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-07-26 19:51 Andrey Borzenkov
2003-07-26 20:50 ` Andrew Morton [this message]
2003-07-26 22:30   ` Andrey Borzenkov
2003-07-27  8:58     ` Daniele Venzano
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2003-07-28  7:13 "Andrey Borzenkov" 
2003-07-28  7:22 ` Andrew Morton
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
2003-07-25 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
2003-07-27 11:17     ` Alan Cox

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