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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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