Re: [PATCH] virtio_blk: add helper function to support mass of disks naming
From: Rusty Russell
Date: Thu Mar 29 2012 - 01:13:36 EST
On Wed, 28 Mar 2012 12:58:21 +0200, "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 02:54:43PM +0800, Ren Mingxin wrote:
> > Hi,
> > The current virtblk's naming algorithm just supports 26^3
> > disks. If there are mass of virtblks(exceeding 26^3), there
> > will be disks with the same name.
> > According to "sd_format_disk_name()", I add function
> > "virtblk_name_format()" for virtblk to support mass of
> > disks.
> > Signed-off-by: Ren Mingxin <renmx@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Nod. This is basically what 3e1a7ff8a0a7b948f2684930166954f9e8e776fe
> did. Except, maybe we should move this function into block core
> instead of duplicating it? Where would be a good place to put it?
> Jens, care to comment?
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