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[dm-devel] Re: DM & udev



On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 01:20:27AM +0100, christophe varoqui wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> what's the rationale behind the enum-style naming of DM in /sys/block ?
> a nasty side effect is that /udev names are not the DM name like devfs 
> did (/dev/mapper/vg01-vol01), but those dm-0, dm-1, ...
> 
> One might insert yet another rule in udev to translate, but I wondered 
> if there was a real reason for the dm-* names.
> 
> Either way, I can get rid of the mknod code in the multipath tool, and 
> let udev react to /sys/blocl/$any-dm-name spawning. Greg if you confirm 
> that assertion, I'll submit this patch for the next udev release.

udev should be able to handle dm-* names just fine as long as there is a
'dev' file in the directory for them (which I'm pretty sure there is...)

thanks,

greg k-h



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