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Subject[PATCH 04/12] clean up udev configuration example
This patch adds a known default location for the udev configuration
file and uses the more recent "==" syntax for SUBSYSTEM and KERNEL.

Signed-off-by: Ed L. Cashin <>
Documentation/aoe/ | 5 ++++-
Documentation/aoe/udev.txt | 15 ++++++++-------
2 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/aoe/ b/Documentation/aoe/
index 6449911..15e86f5 100644
--- a/Documentation/aoe/
+++ b/Documentation/aoe/
@@ -23,7 +23,10 @@ fi
# /etc/udev/rules.d
rules_d="`sed -n '/^udev_rules=/{ s!udev_rules=!!; s!\"!!g; p; }' $conf`"
-if test -z "$rules_d" || test ! -d "$rules_d"; then
+if test -z "$rules_d" ; then
+ rules_d=/etc/udev/rules.d
+if test ! -d "$rules_d"; then
echo "$me Error: cannot find udev rules directory" 1>&2
exit 1
diff --git a/Documentation/aoe/udev.txt b/Documentation/aoe/udev.txt
index a7ed1dc..17e76c4 100644
--- a/Documentation/aoe/udev.txt
+++ b/Documentation/aoe/udev.txt
@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@
# These rules tell udev what device nodes to create for aoe support.
-# They may be installed along the following lines (adjusted to what
-# you see on your system).
+# They may be installed along the following lines. Check the section
+# 8 udev manpage to see whether your udev supports SUBSYSTEM, and
+# whether it uses one or two equal signs for SUBSYSTEM and KERNEL.
# ecashin@makki ~$ su
# Password:
@@ -15,10 +16,10 @@

# aoe char devices
-SUBSYSTEM="aoe", KERNEL="discover", NAME="etherd/%k", GROUP="disk", MODE="0220"
-SUBSYSTEM="aoe", KERNEL="err", NAME="etherd/%k", GROUP="disk", MODE="0440"
-SUBSYSTEM="aoe", KERNEL="interfaces", NAME="etherd/%k", GROUP="disk", MODE="0220"
-SUBSYSTEM="aoe", KERNEL="revalidate", NAME="etherd/%k", GROUP="disk", MODE="0220"
+SUBSYSTEM=="aoe", KERNEL=="discover", NAME="etherd/%k", GROUP="disk", MODE="0220"
+SUBSYSTEM=="aoe", KERNEL=="err", NAME="etherd/%k", GROUP="disk", MODE="0440"
+SUBSYSTEM=="aoe", KERNEL=="interfaces", NAME="etherd/%k", GROUP="disk", MODE="0220"
+SUBSYSTEM=="aoe", KERNEL=="revalidate", NAME="etherd/%k", GROUP="disk", MODE="0220"

# aoe block devices
-KERNEL="etherd*", NAME="%k", GROUP="disk"
+KERNEL=="etherd*", NAME="%k", GROUP="disk"
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