Re: [PATCH] devfs support for LVM

From: David Ford (
Date: Wed Sep 06 2000 - 03:58:24 EST

Christoph Hellwig wrote:

> > > + lvm_devfs_handle = devfs_register(
> > > + 0 , "lvm", 0, 0, LVM_CHAR_MAJOR,
> >
> > Does this really have to go into /dev rather than a subdirectory?
> Yes. The userlevel tool can't handle other things without recompiling.
> I can't use /dev/lvm, too because this is the name of the control file
> without lvm (and the lvm tools will barf if this is a dircetory.

How about making a proper tree and use devfsd to make the backwards
compatible symlinks.


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