Re: [PATCH] EFI GUID Partition Tables

From: Richard Gooch (
Date: Tue Oct 09 2001 - 12:25:35 EST

Matt Domsch writes:
> Prompted by Al Viro's work to move the partition table handling code
> from using block device access to using the page cache, I've pulled
> the EFI GUID Partition Table (GPT) code from the IA-64 port patch
> and updated it. I would like to see it included in the Linus and
> -ac trees, as it barely needs the IA-64 tree, and even then, only
> asm-ia64/efi.h which is already merged. David Mosberger is happy to
> have it dropped from the IA-64 port. This code has been in use on
> IA-64 for quite a while now, so I feel confident that it works.
> I've also used it quite a bit on x86. The devfs GUID support is by
> Martin Wilck.

You've put the devfs_unregister_slave() inside an #ifdef. Yuk! It
shouldn't be conditional. And I'm not really sure that I like this
function in the first place, but that's not something I want to get
into right now.


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