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    SubjectRe: [bug] latest -git boot hang
    H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    > Tejun Heo wrote:
    >>
    >> Yeap, if fedora didn't work, I think it should be hidden. Do we already
    >> have place to hide things like this?
    >>
    >
    > By the way, I don't see anything in this patchset that lets userspace
    > discover the parent device. Since the old rule of
    >
    > partition device = parent device + partition number
    >
    > ... no longer holds, this is a serious omission for something that is in
    > mainstream (and therefore *requires* that a new interface is deployed
    > for anything that cares.)
    >
    > This will have to be addressed before 2.6.28 final.

    The sysfs directory for the parent can be reached by "cd -P
    /sys/class/block/PART/..". That should be enough, right? I'll add
    the partition attribute but I don't really think we need to do
    anything to improve parent discovery.

    Thanks.

    --
    tejun


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