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From: NeilBrown <neil@brown.name>
To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>, Song Liu <song@kernel.org>,
	Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-raid@vger.kernel.org, linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 06/23] md: remove the autoscan partition re-read
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2020 09:34:05 +1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <878sfkxsia.fsf@notabene.neil.brown.name> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200714190427.4332-7-hch@lst.de>

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On Tue, Jul 14 2020, Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> devfs is long gone, and autoscan works just fine without this these days.
>
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
> Acked-by: Song Liu <song@kernel.org>

Happy to see this go!

Reviewed-by: NeilBrown <neilb@suse.de>

Thanks,
NeilBrown


> ---
>  drivers/md/md-autodetect.c | 10 ----------
>  1 file changed, 10 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/md/md-autodetect.c b/drivers/md/md-autodetect.c
> index 0eb746211ed53c..6bc9b734eee6ff 100644
> --- a/drivers/md/md-autodetect.c
> +++ b/drivers/md/md-autodetect.c
> @@ -240,16 +240,6 @@ static void __init md_setup_drive(void)
>  			err = ksys_ioctl(fd, RUN_ARRAY, 0);
>  		if (err)
>  			printk(KERN_WARNING "md: starting md%d failed\n", minor);
> -		else {
> -			/* reread the partition table.
> -			 * I (neilb) and not sure why this is needed, but I cannot
> -			 * boot a kernel with devfs compiled in from partitioned md
> -			 * array without it
> -			 */
> -			ksys_close(fd);
> -			fd = ksys_open(name, 0, 0);
> -			ksys_ioctl(fd, BLKRRPART, 0);
> -		}
>  		ksys_close(fd);
>  	}
>  }
> -- 
> 2.27.0

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  reply	other threads:[~2020-07-15 23:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 55+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-14 19:04 decruft the early init / initrd / initramfs code v2 Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 01/23] fs: add a vfs_fchown helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 02/23] fs: add a vfs_fchmod helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 03/23] init: remove the bstat helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-15 23:14   ` NeilBrown
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 04/23] md: move the early init autodetect code to drivers/md/ Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 05/23] md: replace the RAID_AUTORUN ioctl with a direct function call Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-15 23:33   ` NeilBrown
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 06/23] md: remove the autoscan partition re-read Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-15 23:34   ` NeilBrown [this message]
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 07/23] md: remove the kernel version of md_u.h Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 08/23] md: simplify md_setup_drive Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-15 23:37   ` NeilBrown
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 09/23] md: rewrite md_setup_drive to avoid ioctls Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-15 23:50   ` NeilBrown
2020-07-16 13:38     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 10/23] initrd: remove support for multiple floppies Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 11/23] initrd: remove the BLKFLSBUF call in handle_initrd Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 12/23] initrd: switch initrd loading to struct file based APIs Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27  1:50   ` Al Viro
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 13/23] initrd: mark init_linuxrc as __init Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 14/23] initrd: mark initrd support as deprecated Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 15/23] initramfs: remove the populate_initrd_image and clean_rootfs stubs Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 16/23] initramfs: simplify clean_rootfs Christoph Hellwig
     [not found]   ` <CGME20200717205549eucas1p13fca9a8496836faa71df515524743648@eucas1p1.samsung.com>
2020-07-17 20:55     ` Marek Szyprowski
2020-07-18 10:00       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-23  9:22         ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-23 14:25           ` Lukasz Stelmach
2020-07-23 14:27             ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27  2:41               ` Al Viro
2020-07-27  2:44                 ` Matthew Wilcox
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 17/23] initramfs: switch initramfs unpacking to struct file based APIs Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:31   ` Linus Torvalds
2020-07-15  6:27     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27  2:55   ` Al Viro
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 18/23] init: open code setting up stdin/stdout/stderr Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27  3:05   ` Al Viro
2020-07-27  5:46     ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27  6:03       ` Al Viro
2020-07-27  6:48         ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27 15:54           ` Al Viro
2020-07-27 15:58             ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27  6:20     ` hpa
2020-07-27  6:24       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-27  6:36         ` hpa
2020-07-27  6:49           ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 19/23] fs: remove ksys_getdents64 Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 20/23] fs: remove ksys_open Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 21/23] fs: remove ksys_dup Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 22/23] fs: remove ksys_fchmod Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:04 ` [PATCH 23/23] fs: remove ksys_ioctl Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-14 19:34 ` decruft the early init / initrd / initramfs code v2 Linus Torvalds
2020-07-15  6:51   ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-07-16 15:57     ` Guoqing Jiang
2020-07-16 16:00       ` Christoph Hellwig

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