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    SubjectRe: [stable] [patch 21/50] brd: dont show ramdisks in /proc/partitions
    Chris Wright wrote:
    > * H. Peter Anvin ( wrote:
    >> This seems a bit like cargo cult programming to me. If there isn't a
    >> known, good, reason to revert this behaviour change, I would consider it
    >> a bugfix, not a regression.
    > We have one /proc/partitions parser that got broken (never saw details
    > on how). I don't care for this change either (esp. since nbd is still
    > left's inconsistent).
    > This is now the upstream behaviour (obvious since it's a -stable
    > candidate), and the change was introduced in 2.6.25...I'd actually prefer
    > to drop this patch, but there's no good reason to deviate if upstream
    > keeps this one. I can defer while upstream gets revisited, can you
    > revisit this upstream?

    I had to ask Chris offline what he meant with this... basically, he and
    I both agree that absent hard evidence of malfunction, we should revert
    to 2.6.25 behaviour.


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