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Re: Wedges enabled on -current

On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 09:21:28AM +0000, Michael van Elst wrote:
> ("Aaron J. Grier") writes:
> >generate links to devices (or wedges as the case may be) in
> >/dev/disk/by-* at boot time, and mount with those.
> I can offer:
> That's the script /libexec/devpubd-hooks/02-wedgenames that maintains
> links for all wedges.

that looks like it.  :)

> The major issue with this is that while it creates a full set of links
> at startup, devpubd doesn't see later changes to the partitioning,
> just device attach/detach events like the wedge autodiscover code.

kernel not propagating partition events?  dkctl not sending them?
devpubd not paying attention?

> The other issue is, that devpubd runs too late in the boot sequence.
> The links are persistent, so this might be still "good enough" for
> your purpose once the links are created, but I'd still use the NAME=
> syntax for fstab.

how does NAME= work?  modified getfsent(3)?

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |

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