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Re: More persistent device names when using wedges & raidframe?

On 9 December 2010 11:25, Stephen Borrill <> 
> On Thu, 9 Dec 2010, Masao Uebayashi wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 09, 2010 at 08:30:07AM +0000, Michael van Elst wrote:
>>> I have a patch to mount(8) that looks up the device name from
>>> the wedge name, but people didn't like it.
>>> See
>>> and following.
>> Personally I like this to be checked in with XXX comments. Â(I bet
>> devfs will be never realized.)
> Absolutely. My reading of that thread is that feedback was mainly positive,
> not "people didn't like it". We aren't going to hold up any other
> driver-related changes because of missing devfs.

What Stephen said, but with bells on :)

Right now the only way to get dependable dk device names is to setup
degraded raid1 raidframe devices, which is... suboptimal.

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