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proposed solution using "ofpathname -a" (Re: OF disk naming scheme)

From: Robert Millan
Subject: proposed solution using "ofpathname -a" (Re: OF disk naming scheme)
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2007 16:56:00 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Sun, Jul 22, 2007 at 10:25:05PM +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> AFAIK we can only read the full OF path from /proc (with helper tools like
> ofpath / ofpathname), but not the short alias which grub uses.  These can only
> be obtained when grub is running.
> If the proposed solution is not good, maybe we could instead remap all disks
> to "standard" grub device names (hd0, hd1..), which grub-mkdevicemap already
> knows how to guess reasonably well.

Ok, I think I finally managed to make it work the way you wanted.  Please see
attached patch.

You will also need alias.diff for ofpathname (I've sent it to the author

Robert Millan

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