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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] genhd, efi: add efi partition metadata to hd_structs
    >>>>> "Kay" == Kay Sievers <> writes:

    Kay> On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 00:27, Will Drewry <> wrote:
    >> On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 4:54 PM, Kay Sievers <> wrote:

    >>> Did you already test to put a lookup-call to the in-kernel mounter, if
    >>> we use some special partition table uuid identifier for root=? That
    >>> would be nice to see, if all that works as expected, and we can get to
    >>> the data we collect.
    >> Not yet, but I'd like to have it working there (and in my
    >> device-mapper target) as soon as possible.  Hopefully, I'll have that
    >> done pretty soon and I'll repost the series inclusive of an init:
    >> change.

    Kay> Nice.

    >> Any preferences on the variable? I'll start with your example of
    >> PARTUUID=, but that follows the initramfs model (UUID=) and not the
    >> existing magic root devices (/dev/nfs, /dev/ram).
    >> /dev/by-part-uuid/XXX... doesn't seem super-friendly though :)

    Kay> Yeah, this stuff does not really fit in to the path notation
    Kay> stuff, unless we use the udev-style link names, which some people
    Kay> like to avoid, and prefer some more abstract thing here.

    Kay> We have UUID=, LABEL= for mount and fstab, I think PARTUUID=,
    Kay> PARTLABEL= matches this.

    Ugh, why do we care whether a UUID refers to a disk or a partition?
    It should be unique no matter what, so just do /dev/uuid/XXXX and call
    it done.

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