Changed names of logical disks on recent -CURRENT: part of logical disks not accessible now

David O'Brien obrien at
Fri Dec 26 08:01:47 UTC 2008

On Tue, Dec 23, 2008 at 11:28:14AM -0800, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> On Dec 23, 2008, at 11:03 AM, gelraen wrote:
>> 2008/12/23 Marcel Moolenaar <xcllnt at>:
> Well, the question is whether to expose the nesting
> in the naming or use a flattened partition naming
> scheme. Secondly, how generic do you want to make the
> flattening.
> With flattening, you have ad0sX, with X from 1 to many.
> Without flattening you get ad0sX[sY...], with X and Y
> from 1 to 4.
> What you suggest is a partial flattening: adsXsY, with
> X from 1 to 4 and Y from 1 to many.

Why does the slice names have to change from ad0s5 for the first
partition within an exteneded partition.

-- David  (obrien at

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