Subject: Re: kernel disklabel messages
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/17/1998 14:25:00
On 17 Aug 1998 17:35:32 -0400 wrote:

 > First, this is an x86 only issue; it is my doing to get more info for
 > sysinst.  I guess there is a glitch in scsi sd that causes it to call
 > disklabel three times (per disk?).  I'll look for this unless someone
 > else gets to it first.

"How many opens are happening?"  This is going to happen whenever a disk
is opened and there were no previously open parititions.  That's pretty

There should probably be some state kept in the cpu_disklabel, to prevent
the warning from being issued more than once, and readdisklabel, etc.
should probably take a "struct disk" as an argument, not a dev_t, so that
the name of the disk can be printed.

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