Re: [PATCH 2/5] Add aix lvm partitions support files
From: Philippe De Muyter
Date: Tue Apr 30 2013 - 02:45:39 EST
On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 08:41:52AM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 29 2013, Philippe De Muyter wrote:
> > so sda is 8,0 and sdb is 8,16
> > and if, while discovering partitions of /dev/sda, I try to make a
> > partition 16 or higher, it is silently discarded by 'put_partition'.
> > Is that changed ?
> That's a set limitation of sd, it does not apply to other devices. The
> legacy IDE code used 64 for max partitions, for instance. So Karel is
> right, you should not make any assumptions about the max number of
> partitions, it is driver dependent.
I replaced that by state->limit in the v2 series.
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