Bug#405337: [Debootloaders-yaboot] Bug#405337: powerpc-ibm-utils:
ofpathname cannot handle device partitions
ag at roxor.cx
Wed Jan 3 03:20:18 CET 2007
severity 405337 wishlist
On Tue, Jan 02, 2007 at 06:21:39PM +0000, Roger Leigh wrote:
> ofpathname cannot handle block devices representing partitions:
> % /usr/sbin/ofpathname /dev/hda
> /pci at f4000000/ata-6 at d/disk at 0
> % /usr/sbin/ofpath /dev/hda
> /pci at f4000000/ata-6 at d/disk at 0:
> % /usr/sbin/ofpathname /dev/hda3
> /usr/sbin/ofpathname: line 237: cd: /sys/block/hda3: No such file or directory
> ofpathname: Could not find sysfs information for logical
> device "/dev/hda3".
> hardknott% /usr/sbin/ofpath /dev/hda3
> /pci at f4000000/ata-6 at d/disk at 0:3
> Since ofpath (provided by yaboot) can work with such devices, it would
> be useful if ofpathname could also. The necessary information /is/
> in sysfs; ofpathname just needs teaching to look for it.
Sure, I am planning to do so for lenny and ultimately to use ofpathname
in yaboot (on Power5, at least).
.''`. Aurélien GÉRÔME
: :' :
`. `'` Free Software Developer
`- Unix Sys & Net Admin
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