Re: [PATCH] 14/18 support for partition labels in devfs

From: Christoph Hellwig (
Date: Mon Aug 05 2002 - 12:14:45 EST

On Mon, Aug 05, 2002 at 07:50:10PM +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> This patch adds a new feature to the partition code. It will automatically
> generate links in the device filesystem from the label name of a dasd to
> the device node. This is only needed if the device filesystem is used.

Sorry, a s390-only /dev/labels/ is not acceptable. There are more than
enough storage devices that can support labels. And even a generic
implementation should go into 2.5 first.

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