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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/4] virtio_blk: use disk_name_format() to support mass of disks naming
Hi,  Ren

On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 5:53 PM, Ren Mingxin <renmx@cn.fujitsu.com> wrote:
>  The current virtblk's naming algorithm only supports 263  disks.
> If there are mass of virtblks(exceeding 263), there will be disks
> with the same name.

This fix is pretty nice. However, current virtblk's naming still
supports up to 18278 disks, no?
( index 0 -> vda, index 18277 -> vdzzz ).

> By renaming "sd_format_disk_name()" to "disk_name_format()"
> and moving it into block core, virtio_blk can use this function to
> support mass of disks.
>
> Signed-off-by: Ren Mingxin <renmx@cn.fujitsu.com>
> ---
>  virtio_blk.c |   13 +------------
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 12 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/block/virtio_blk.c b/drivers/block/virtio_blk.c
> index c4a60ba..54612c2 100644
> --- a/drivers/block/virtio_blk.c
> +++ b/drivers/block/virtio_blk.c
> @@ -442,18 +442,7 @@ static int __devinit virtblk_probe(struct virtio_device
> *vdev)
>
>        q->queuedata = vblk;
>
> -       if (index < 26) {
> -               sprintf(vblk->disk->disk_name, "vd%c", 'a' + index % 26);
> -       } else if (index < (26 + 1) * 26) {
> -               sprintf(vblk->disk->disk_name, "vd%c%c",
> -                       'a' + index / 26 - 1, 'a' + index % 26);
> -       } else {
> -               const unsigned int m1 = (index / 26 - 1) / 26 - 1;
> -               const unsigned int m2 = (index / 26 - 1) % 26;
> -               const unsigned int m3 =  index % 26;
> -               sprintf(vblk->disk->disk_name, "vd%c%c%c",
> -                       'a' + m1, 'a' + m2, 'a' + m3);
> -       }
> +       disk_name_format("vd", index, vblk->disk->disk_name, DISK_NAME_LEN);
>
>        vblk->disk->major = major;
>        vblk->disk->first_minor = index_to_minor(index);
>
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