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SubjectRe: [2.6.0-test4] blocking access to mounted scsi devices
On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 09:08:54AM -0500, James Bottomley wrote:
> Hang on, that's not the way it's supposed to work.
> Mount should be on partition devices (like /dev/sda1) whereas the tools
> should be on whole disc devices (like /dev/sda). I thought we'd agreed
> that even opening a partition exclusively wouldn't affect the ability to
> open the whole disc device (but opening the whole disc device
> exclusively would block access to all partitions).

Linus accepted a patch from Neil Brown in -test4 that changes this.

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