Re: [PATCHSET 0/5 v2] brd: partition fixes

From: Boaz Harrosh
Date: Wed Aug 27 2014 - 11:57:18 EST

On 08/27/2014 06:45 PM, Dmitry Monakhov wrote:
> On Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:22:21 +0300, Boaz Harrosh <boaz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> [v2]
>> Based on Jens's linux-next [30e996a] incorporating the brd patch by Dmitry Monakhov.
>> Dmitry has introduced a new part_show parameter, this parameter is now
>> removed
> In which commit or kernel-tree this parameter was removed?

I mean after this patchset, see patch
[PATCH 4/5] brd: Fix all partitions BUGs

It will remove this param

>> and we always "part_show=1".
>> Scripts that did part_show=1 will work just the same but will display a
>> message in logs. This is harmless. (And scripts can be modified to
>> remove this parameter)
> Which script are you talking about? Why you want use it?

I meant that if any user-mode code was doing
modprobe brd part_show=1
Then this "part_show=1" is now deprecated and can be removed

Though the part_show=1 has not yet been released in any kernel
and it is a very low chance that any one had a chance to
use it


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