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Date:   Mon, 13 Apr 2020 21:42:18 +0200
From:   Christian Brauner <>
To:     Tejun Heo <>
Cc:     Jens Axboe <>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,,,, Jonathan Corbet <>,
        Serge Hallyn <>,
        "Rafael J. Wysocki" <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Saravana Kannan <>,
        Jan Kara <>, David Howells <>,
        Seth Forshee <>,
        David Rheinsberg <>,
        Tom Gundersen <>,
        Christian Kellner <>,
        Dmitry Vyukov <>,
        St├ęphane Graber <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/8] genhd: add minimal namespace infrastructure

On Mon, Apr 13, 2020 at 03:04:52PM -0400, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Hello,
> On Wed, Apr 08, 2020 at 05:21:49PM +0200, Christian Brauner wrote:
> > This lets the block_class properly support loopfs device by introducing
> > the minimal infrastructure needed to support different sysfs views for
> > devices belonging to the block_class. This is similar to how network
> > devices work. Note, that nothing changes with this patch since
> I was hoping that all devices on the system would be visible at the root level
> as administration at system level becomes pretty tricky otherwise. Is it just
> me who thinks this way?

Hey Tejun,

I think this is the same question in a different form you had in
and I tried answered it there.


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