Re: SCSI disk devices

Theodore Y. Ts'o (tytso@MIT.EDU)
Sat, 10 May 1997 00:37:34 -0400

Date: Fri, 9 May 1997 23:47:34 -0400
From: Eric Youngdale <>

You can match against all sorts of stuff. It has been on my list of
possible improvements to allow it to match filesystem type and volume
label for disks. This *sounds* like it is starting to get us kind of
close to what you are talking about at the lowest level. On top of
this we would need some kind of interface to a volume management
daemon would be needed to make it idiot proof and to manage the

Yup, that's certainly a start. The volume management daemon should
probably also handle the chores of running fsck on the devices, since it
can use the database to determine which filesystems are on the same
device, etc.

- Ted