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

    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*.




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