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Re: grub vs st_dev (aka fsid) / st_rdev

From: Samuel Thibault
Subject: Re: grub vs st_dev (aka fsid) / st_rdev
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 00:57:34 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.12-2006-07-14

olafBuddenhagen@gmx.net, le Wed 11 Nov 2009 00:23:17 +0100, a écrit :
> On Mon, Nov 09, 2009 at 10:47:08PM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > - Either we align more on POSIX to manage to get the st_dev (aka fsid)
> > of filesystems equal to the the st_rdev of their underlying /dev
> > entries.  An easy way is to have storeios expose their own pid as
> > st_rdev, and have filesystems use the underlying storeio st_rdev for
> > their st_dev (aka fsid).  One issue is for the / ext2fs, since it
> > doesn't use a storeio, and a storeio could be started later.
> I don't see how this is a problem specific to "/"... AIUI, it would be
> possible to start another storeio for a store that already has one just
> the same.

Yes, this was explained after in the thread. My concern was that for "/"
ext2fs doesn't even talk to any storeio.


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