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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH] 2.4: dm-table.c: Recognize devices names of the form "type(a,b)"



On Monday 03 March 2003 13:16, Kevin Corry wrote:
> In dm_get_device(), also look for device strings of the form:
>   type(major,minor)
> where major and minor are decimal (not hex). This allows table status
> strings returned by DM to be fed back into DM for create or reload.
>
> --- linux-2.4.20a/drivers/md/dm-table.c	2003/02/13 16:33:46
> +++ linux-2.4.20b/drivers/md/dm-table.c	2003/03/03 19:08:54
> @@ -388,6 +388,8 @@
>  	if (sscanf(path, "%x:%x", &major, &minor) == 2) {
>  		/* Extract the major/minor numbers */
>  		dev = mk_kdev(major, minor);
> +	} else if (sscanf(path, "%*s(%d,%d)", &major, &minor) == 2) {
> +		dev = mk_kdev(major, minor);
>  	} else {
>  		/* convert the path to a device */
>  		if ((r = lookup_device(path, &dev)))
>

Upon further investigation, it does not seem that the kernel's version of 
sscanf correctly implements %*. Will have to come up with a different patch.

Sorry. :(

-- 
Kevin Corry
corryk us ibm com
http://evms.sourceforge.net/



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