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Re: [libvirt] [TCK PATCH] block devices: allow specification of size for safety



On 05/05/2010 02:21 PM, Jim Paris wrote:
>> Great for SCSI, not so great for USB sticks:
>>
>> # hdparm -i /dev/sdb
>>
>> /dev/sdb:
>>  HDIO_DRIVE_CMD(identify) failed: Invalid exchange
>>  HDIO_GET_IDENTITY failed: Invalid argument
>> # echo $?
>> 22
> 
> Using a device path in /dev/disk/by-id/ would make more sense than
> specifying /dev/sdX if you're concerned about hitting the wrong disk.

At this point, I'm happy making default.cfg show an example using
/dev/disk/by-id/xxx + size.  Look for v2 of the patch coming up soon.

-- 
Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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