renaming /dev/hda to ./dev/sda
davej at redhat.com
Wed Dec 20 18:26:08 UTC 2006
On Wed, Dec 20, 2006 at 12:42:06PM -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Bruno Wolff III (bruno at wolff.to) said:
> > On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 12:32:51 -0800,
> > Per Bothner <per at bothner.com> wrote:
> > > Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> > > >Well, "we" I suppose is the kernel folks; this isn't exactly a Fedora
> > > >decision and it isn't really new.
> > >
> > > It's new for users - people who don't build their own kernels (assuming
> > > they're using PATA disks).
> > No, it's new for users that don't have scsi disks. You don't need to be
> > a kernel hacker to have run accross sd devices previously.
> > It seems reasonable to make this change for FC7. Whether it is a good idea
> > for FC5 and FC6 is another question.
> As far as I know, it's not planned for earlier releases.
Given the mess involved with fixing up rawhide, I'm not planning
on doing this for the FC5/FC6 2.6.19 kernels at all. ever.
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