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SubjectRe: [PATCH] struct char_device
Alexander Viro wrote:
> Do we really want a separate queue for each partition? I'd rather have
> disk_struct created when driver sees the disk and list of partitions
> (possibly represented by struct block_device) anchored in disk_struct
> and populated by grok_partitions().

Alan recently straightened me out with "EVMS/LVM is partitions done
right"

so... why not implement partitions as simply doing block remaps to the
lower level device? That's what EVMS/LVM/md are doing already.

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