Re: [RFC Patch] virtio: export model and type in /sys

From: Rusty Russell
Date: Sun Jan 30 2011 - 23:05:52 EST

On Mon, 31 Jan 2011 01:23:00 pm Amerigo Wang wrote:
> Our kdump script needs /sys/block/X/device/{vendor, model, type},
> but virtio devices don't have {model, type}, this patch adds them.
> Actually, I don't know how to fill the model field, other block devices
> seem read it from SCSI. Any comments?

This seems deeply wrong. Can't you fix your script?

Model might sanely map to the feature bits, but making the type the same
as the PCI type is weird...

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