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

On Mon, Apr 02, 2012 at 10:20:09AM +0300, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> Pleae don't rename virtio disks, it is way too late for that:
> virtio block driver was merged around 2007, it is not new by
> any measure, and there are many systems out there using
> the current naming scheme.

There's no point in renaming device nodes of already deployed drivers.
It'll cause a lot of pain.

> > And how about the rssd in the patch 3 then?
>
> Probably same. Renaming existing devices will break setups.
> I think the idea is to avoid using the
> legacy naming in new drivers *that will be added from now on*.

Yeap.

Thanks.

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tejun


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