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SubjectRe: [PATCH] init/main.c/root_dev_names - another one #ifdef
> > Firstly the array is __init so is discarded on boot
> I think that array really is broken. We should get the name association
> from the array that "register_blkdev()" maintains, I'm sure. That way
> random stupid driver X doesn't need to touch a common init/main.c file,
> which I find personally offensive.

For 2.5 definitely. Right now we'd have to be very careful to process
the string -> number conversion after initrd had run (ie at the root change)
and also add a mechanism for aliases for the names we don't quite match
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