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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] udev 0.1 release
On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 11:31:28AM -0700, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> - if any partitions are found, they are registered with the kernel using
> device-mapper ioctls
> - because these new "mapped sections" of the drive are _also_ usable block
> devices in their own right, they generate hotplug events

In reality, we need /dev/disk0 for disks, and /dev/part0 for
partitions, and /dev/lv0 for logical volumes from the LVM. There's
going to be a war over this naming, and that's why this is hard.

Joel

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And yet I fight this battle all alone.
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