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    SubjectRe: regarding major number of block extended devt
    H. Peter Anvin wrote:
    > Note that addition /partitions/ is somewhat unlikely to be useful, since
    > existing code will have to search through random crap in sysfs to look
    > for the partition directories anyway.

    Currently it has to list /sys/block/DEV/DEV[-]N/. With proper
    classification, it can do /sys/block/*/partitions/*. We'll need to keep
    around symlinks at the root level. It also plays well with how other
    subsystems have been changing.

    --
    tejun


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