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SubjectRe: Drive name slips...
   From: "Stephen C. Tweedie" <>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2000 19:12:33 +0000 (GMT)
> One easy way of fixing this for mount and company is to check the size
> of the filesystem in the superblock. If it's bigger than the physical
> size of the partition, then mount should skip the physical device, and
> then find the MD device instead.
Testing virtual devices first would be the obvious safe fix.

True, but that means encoding into fsck either the major device numbers
or the names of the virtual devices, neither of which is guaranteed to
stay constant.

- Ted

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