svn commit: r195534 - in head: etc/mtree include lib/libcam
sbin/camcontrol share/man/man4 sys/cam sys/cam/ata
sys/cam/scsi sys/conf sys/dev/advansys sys/dev/ahci
sys/dev/aic7xxx sys/dev/amd sys/de...
doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Mon Jul 13 03:09:03 UTC 2009
On Mon, 13 Jul 2009, Scott Long wrote:
> The only big downside to using the 'da' device moniker for SATA disks
> is that it hinders people who want to experiment with switching back
> and forth between the old and new ahci/ata drivers. I feel for these
> people, and I don't like making their lives hard. But on the other
> hand, this is a transition period, and experimenting is not without
> headaches and risks. A day will come, hopefully fairly soon, where
> switching between the two subsystems is no longer needed, and I don't
> like catering to a short term need at the expense of a long-term
If you are such a user it is trivial to switch to using UFS ID labels.
Swap is a little more complex but you can use glabel fairly easily.
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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are so many of them to choose from."
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