lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2003]   [Aug]   [11]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [PATCH] 1 of 2 - When a partition is claimed, claim the whole device for partitioning.
On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 12:35:57PM +1000, NeilBrown wrote:
> ### Comments for ChangeSet
>
> Current devices can be 'claimed' by filesystems (when mounting) or
> md/raid (when being included in an array) or 'raw' or ....
> This stop concurrent access by these systems.
>
> However it is still possible for one system to claim the whole device
> and a second system to claim one partition, which is not good.
>
> With this patch, when a partition is claimed, the whole device is
> claimed for partitioning. So you cannot have a partition and the
> whole devices claimed at the same time (except if the whole device
> is claimed for partitioning).

Ok, this answers my question in the first mail...

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:47    [W:0.066 / U:4.040 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site