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SubjectRe: [RFC Patch] virtio: export model and type in /sys
于 2011年02月02日 01:37, Christoph Hellwig 写道:
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 10:53:00AM +0800, Amerigo Wang wrote:
>> Our kdump script needs /sys/block/X/device/{vendor, model, type},
>> but virtio devices don't have {model, type}, this patch adds them.
>> Actually, I don't know how to fill the model field, other block devices
>> seem read it from SCSI. Any comments?
>
> It does not make any sense to fill this at all in virtio. The
> attributes are simply exporting the SCSI INQUIRY data, and do not make
> any sense at all outside a SCSI context. In fact the type field even
> contains numbers from the scsi protocol spec that just don't make sense.
>

Hmm, so other non-SCSI devices don't have these neither?
Do you have any suggestions to find another way to identify a disk?

Thanks.
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