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From: Lars Marowsky-Bree <lmb@suse.de>
To: Neil Brown <neilb@cse.unsw.edu.au>, Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: md/raid devices don't show up in /proc/partitions in 2.6 :-(
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2003 11:36:43 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20031127103643.GB4954@marowsky-bree.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <16325.16910.697589.124844@notabene.cse.unsw.edu.au>

On 2003-11-27T11:15:10,
   Neil Brown <neilb@cse.unsw.edu.au> said:

> I just noticed that md devices do not show up in /proc/partitions in
> 2.6.

Using /proc/partitions for finding the existing block devices /
partitions does seem to be kind of obsolete, as sysfs exports all of
this information too?

So, if anything, I'd drop the confusing redundancy and kill
/proc/partitions - the names there may have little resemblance to how
udev (et al) chose to name the device node in the filesystem anyway.


Sincerely,
    Lars Marowsky-Brée <lmb@suse.de>

-- 
High Availability & Clustering	      \ ever tried. ever failed. no matter.
SUSE Labs			      | try again. fail again. fail better.
Research & Development, SUSE LINUX AG \ 	-- Samuel Beckett


      parent reply	other threads:[~2003-11-27 10:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-11-27  0:15 Neil Brown
2003-11-27  4:09 ` Lincoln Dale
2003-11-27 10:36 ` Lars Marowsky-Bree [this message]

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