Subject: Re: Playing with dkwedge
To: Daniel Carosone <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/22/2005 04:47:49
On Mon, 22 Aug 2005, Daniel Carosone wrote:
>> Isn't that what the last column of fstab is good for sorting out?
> Unless it was changed recently, that only pays attention to 0,1,n;
> listing something at 5 won't make it run later than something at 2 or
> 3.  The above might be a motivation for 'fixing' that behaviour, but
> something smarter would be nice.

If that's true: Indeed!

> There was some discussion about a general interface to query wedge
> parentage, having fsck build up a dependency tree back to physical
> devices would be a great use for this information, especially if it
> was supported by other stacking logical block drivers (raid, cgd, etc)
> so that fsck could see through them to physical spindles.

Sounds yummy! :)

  - Hubert