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Re: device syntax

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: device syntax
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2004 08:58:56 +0000
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Hollis Blanchard <address@hidden> writes:

> I was thinking about how GRUB specifies device paths using
> "(device,partition)/path" syntax. That's a problem because Open
> Firmware device paths can contain commas. The legal character list is
> the alphanumerics plus ", . _ + -". My Mac's video card is named
> "ATY,Rage128y", and I'm pretty sure I've seen disks with commas in
> their names.

Does this problem occur for disks as well in practice?


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