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Re: [patch] set prefix on PPC

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: [patch] set prefix on PPC
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2005 21:23:39 +0200
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Hollis Blanchard <address@hidden> writes:

> Interestingly, as Nico mentioned before, there are often multiple
> aliases to the same device. In my case, when I boot from "hd", prefix
> is set to "ultra0", because that comes first in the /aliases property
> list. Everything works, but it could be a source of user confusion.

Right.  This sucks, I agree.

>> Another thing we could do, but which is a bit more ugly, is creating
>> an alias.  I am not sure if it is possible to create an OF alias from
>> GRUB, but I assume it will be.
> It is quite rude to unexpectedly clobber a user's devalias. With that
> in mind, what is the exact algorithm you're proposing?

Is this a problem if you do not store it?


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