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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] [RFC] genhd: add a new attribute in device structure
On Wed, 2011-06-15 at 17:16 +0900, Nao Nishijima wrote:
> Allow users to set the preferred name of device via sysfs interface.
> (Exsample) sda -> foo
> # echo foo > /sys/block/sda/preferred_name
> Suggested-by: James Bottomley <>

So, as I said previously, I think this needs to be in struct device not
struct gendisk. It will be an easier infrastructure to use and it
easily generalises to our other naming problems (like net).


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