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SubjectRe: Differend udev names with different kernels
On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 22:59, Stefan Richter <stefanr@s5r6.in-berlin.de> wrote:
> I wrote:
>>>
>>> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 13:01, Tino Keitel <tino.keitel@gmx.de> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> My firewire hard disk seems to have different names with different
>>>> kernels.
>>>>
>>>> With 2.6.26.3, it's name is
>>>> /dev/disk/by-id/ieee1394-0030e001e0006585:00043c:0000.
>>>>
>>>> With someting after 2.6.27-rc7, merged with Arjan's fastboot branch,
>>>> the disk has the same name.
>>
>> Then this is a regression of the fastboot patch or whatever.
>>
>> I will watch what will happen in 2.6.28-rc.
>>
>>>> With 2.6.27-rc7, it is called
>>>> /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-1WDC_WD10EACS-00D6B0_WD-WCAU41668315.
>
> Uh, sorry, I misunderstood. It is a regression of mainline then.

Yeah, I have more reports from people, that with recent kernels, the
ieee1394-* links showed up and replaced the scsi-* links, which they
say never happended before.
We ship these rules for a long time now, so I just guessed, they never
really worked before, but as all depends on timing, it's probably not
predictable what happens. Regardless of the needed fix for scsi sysfs,
we should provide both links, I guess.

Thanks,
Kay


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