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Re: mdadm 1.x device naming

From: Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko
Subject: Re: mdadm 1.x device naming
Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2010 19:32:20 +0200
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On 07/02/2010 03:13 PM, Colin Watson wrote:
> Does anyone object to this simple scheme?
>   /dev/md/NAME => (md/NAME)
>   all other md device name formats as before
I like the idea of prepending a name of subsystem to the named (and not
just numbered) devices. In retrospect lvm should have been named this
way (lvm/mylvmname).
> As far as I'm aware, we don't use slashes in GRUB device names right
> now, so this is a bit novel; but I wanted to minimise the chance of
> clashes and confusion, and I don't believe using a slash should actually
> do any harm.
We already use slashes on OFW.
> Thanks,

Vladimir 'φ-coder/phcoder' Serbinenko

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