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    Subject[PATCH] Fix block device symlink name
    As noted further on the this file, some block devices have a / in their
    name, so fix the "block:..." symlink name the same as the /sys/block name.

    (code and comment copied from below)

    Signed-off-by: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>
    ---

    fs/partitions/check.c | 5 +++++
    1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

    This might also be a candidate for a stable kernel.
    --
    Cheers,
    Stephen Rothwell sfr@canb.auug.org.au

    088ec2acec602096210801cfdc0e4732d81de10d
    diff --git a/fs/partitions/check.c b/fs/partitions/check.c
    index f924f45..2ef03aa 100644
    --- a/fs/partitions/check.c
    +++ b/fs/partitions/check.c
    @@ -345,6 +345,7 @@ static char *make_block_name(struct gend
    char *name;
    static char *block_str = "block:";
    int size;
    + char *s;

    size = strlen(block_str) + strlen(disk->disk_name) + 1;
    name = kmalloc(size, GFP_KERNEL);
    @@ -352,6 +353,10 @@ static char *make_block_name(struct gend
    return NULL;
    strcpy(name, block_str);
    strcat(name, disk->disk_name);
    + /* ewww... some of these buggers have / in name... */
    + s = strchr(name, '/');
    + if (s)
    + *s = '!';
    return name;
    }

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    1.2.4
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