[arch-releng] giving archiso block devices more clear names
dieter at plaetinck.be
Tue Aug 9 16:18:09 EDT 2011
On Tue, 09 Aug 2011 12:45:09 -0300
Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar> wrote:
> On 08/09/2011 10:09 AM, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi wrote:
> > On 08/09/2011 09:24 AM, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> to solve https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/25425 in a robust and clear
> >> way, I suggest to - in archiso - prefix all blockdevice filenames with
> >> "archiso_".
> >> (also, I'm more a fan of underscores then hyphens, in this case it
> >> might not matter, but they are usually a bit more robust (like LVM
> >> filenames and for variables in bash) so I stick to them for consistency)
> >> I.e.
> >> /dev/mapper/archiso_lib_modules
> >> /dev/mapper/archiso_root_image
> >> /dev/mapper/archiso_usr_share
> >> Dieter
> > Hola
> > OK, to be consistent I will change *.sfs filenames s/-/_/ (all, not
> > only that will be used with dm-snapshot) and in initramfs stage for
> > dm-snapshot devices I will prefix with archiso_ for device nodes.
> mmmm thinker better... to avoid confusion, prefix filenames can be
> better otherwise will have:
> (This also applies for usr-share and lib-modules)
> filenames: root_image.fs.sfs
> aitab: root_image
> fstab /dev/mapper/archiso_root_image
> Maybe much better is (what your get is what you see)
> filenames: archiso_root_image.fs.sfs
> aitab: archiso_root_image
> fstab: /dev/mapper/archiso_root_image
> Other solution, but can be confusing, is just assing the name
> /dev/mapper/archiso_root_image to "root-image".
I'm all for consistency, so yeah IMHO use the same archiso_ prefix everywhere.
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