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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Eliminate root_dev_names - part 1 of 2


On Thu, 15 Aug 2002, Jeff Dike wrote:

> This patch changes all instances of get_gendisk to get_gendisk_by_kdev_t.
>
> The following patch, which actually removes the root_dev_names array,
> introduces get_gendisk_by_name, so this keeps the naming somewhat consistent.

Leave it alone for now. I'm one driver away from per-disk gendisks
(i2o is the last remaining) and as soon as I'm done with it there will
be a lot of changes in that area. I.e. tonight.

BTW, disk_name() and get_gendisk() will disappear from the export
list, being replaced by partition_name() (taken out of md.c, exported
and sans the "cache" - it doesn't give any benefits anymore).

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