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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.11] aoe [7/12]: support configuration of AOE_PARTITIONS from Kconfig
On Tue, Mar 29, 2005 at 11:48:48AM -0500, Ed L Cashin wrote:
> I don't know if it matters now that we have udev. When udev manages
> the device nodes it all just works,

But most peopel still don't use udev.

> If you're saying that it's bad in principal, then that's another
> story. If that's what you mean, then it's a Linux policy issue, and
> to follow convention I'd think that we'd need another major number.
> That would be like the partitionable md devices, etc.

Yes, it's a policy issue. We don't do this weird config option anywhere
else.

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