Subject: Re: wedges and what does that mean?
To: None <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/06/2006 09:58:54
On Tue, Sep 05, 2006 at 10:31:08AM -0700, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> The up-shot is that we need a way to rename and re-minor-number devices. 
> Combine that with a daemon that keeps state in userland, and we force 
> wedges to come back with the same minor # as before.

The point is, we don't have such thing yet. Shouldn't we delay migrating
to wedges?

Also, is it necessary to have such thing in userland? Isn't the GPT format
rich enough to keep this state (maybe even with permissions and ownership
for dynamic /dev) on disk?