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Re: [dm-devel] linux-next - WARNING: at fs/block_dev.c:824 bd_link_disk_holder+0x92/0x1ac()

On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 02:12:16PM +0100, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Hello,
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 01:27:01PM +0100, Karel Zak wrote:
> >  We also use holders/slaves links in libblkid to evaluate dependencies
> >  between devices (since 2008).
> > 
> > > Whatever changes are needed, please keep this functionality, it
> > > can be useful.
> > 
> >  Definitely.
> Yeah, sure, it's not like I can afford to avoid fixing it at this
> point anyway, but I still want to point out it's at the wrong layer
> and shouldn't have been added like this, really.  If you want blkid to
> identify it, the proper thing to do would be querying blk device for
> the claimer and then use claimer-specific method to query them.  It's

 It seems that dependencies (holders/slaves) between devices is pretty
 generic thing. Why do you think that we need claimer-specific method?
 The /sys filesystem is better that ictls in many ways.

> not like the current method would make sense for btrfs or whatnot.

 Could you be more verbose, please?


 Karel Zak  <kzak redhat com>

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