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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.11] aoe [7/12]: support configuration of AOE_PARTITIONS from Kconfig
    On Thu, Mar 24, 2005 at 07:21:28AM -0800, ecashin@noserose.net wrote:
    >
    > support configuration of AOE_PARTITIONS from Kconfig
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Ed L. Cashin <ecashin@coraid.com>
    >
    > diff -uprN a/drivers/block/Kconfig b/drivers/block/Kconfig
    > --- a/drivers/block/Kconfig 2005-03-07 17:37:58.000000000 -0500
    > +++ b/drivers/block/Kconfig 2005-03-10 12:19:54.000000000 -0500
    > @@ -506,4 +506,19 @@ config ATA_OVER_ETH
    > This driver provides Support for ATA over Ethernet block
    > devices like the Coraid EtherDrive (R) Storage Blade.
    >
    > +config AOE_PARTITIONS
    > + int "Partitions per AoE device" if ATA_OVER_ETH
    > + default "16"
    > + help
    > + The default is to support 16 partitions per aoe device. Some
    > + systems lack good support for devices with large minor
    > + numbers.
    > +
    > + Such systems will be able to use more aoe disks when
    > + AOE_PARTITIONS is set to one, but you won't be able to
    > + partition the disks, and you must make sure your device
    > + nodes are created to work with the value you select.
    > +
    > + If unsure, use 16.
    > +

    NACK. this changes devices nodes based on a compile-time option. Just
    tell people to update their userland to a 2.6-copatible version.

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