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    SubjectRe: [patch 8/8] PCI Error Recovery: PPC64 core recovery routines
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    On Thu, 2005-08-25 at 11:21 -0500, Linas Vepstas wrote:
    > On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 10:49:03AM +1000, Benjamin Herrenschmidt was heard to remark:
    > >
    > > Of course, we'll possibly end up with a different ethX or whatever, but
    >
    > Yep, but that's not an issue, since all the various device-naming
    > schemes are supposed to be fixing this. Its a distinct problem;
    > it needs to be solved even across cold-boots.

    Ok, so what is the problem then ? Why do we have to wait at all ? Why
    not just unplug/replug right away ?

    > (Didn't I ever tell you about the day I added a new disk controller to
    > my system, and /dev/hda became /dev/hde and thus /home was mounted on
    > /usr and /var as /etc and all hell broke loose? Owww, device naming
    > is a serious issue for home users and even more so for enterprise-class
    > users).
    >
    > --linas
    >

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