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Re: [dm-devel] A better solution than "md_component_detection = 1"



On 2005-04-19T23:55:55, christophe varoqui <christophe varoqui free fr> wrote:

> > > For example, /sys/block/sda would have a sub/ directory with "dm-0" in
> > > there, pointing at /sys/block/dm-0 (surprise). The
> > > /sys/block/dm-0/parent/sd{a,b} entries would do a very surprising
> > > thing.
> > > 
> > > This would also allow us to handle partitions in DM better: as all
> > > linear mappings on top of /dev/dm-0 would show up in block/dm-0/sub/ and
> > > vice versa.
> > > 
> > > md could work the same: block/sys/md0/parent/ would list all the devices
> > > (or partitions) which it consists of.
> > > 
> Regardless of the implementation, am I the only one to think that
> dm-0/parent/ should contain "parents of dm-0" ? :)

I thought that was exactly what I was proposing.


Sincerely,
    Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb suse de>

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