[PATCH 9/9] nvme: implement multipath access to nvme subsystems

Keith Busch keith.busch at intel.com
Thu Sep 21 14:12:46 PDT 2017

On Thu, Sep 21, 2017 at 01:52:50AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> I noticed the odd renaming in sysfs and though about gettind rid
> of the /dev/nvme/ directory.  I just need to come up with a good
> name for the device nodes - the name can't contain /dev/nvme* as
> nvme-cli would break if it sees files that start with nvme in /dev/.

Ah, didn't know that. I'll fix nvme-cli to handle this.

We can still use a different naming convention for the multipath handles.

> /dev/nvmN ?

Looks safe.

BTW, considered persistent nameing rules to symlink these from
/dev/disk/by-id/? May need to add an attribute to the multipath object
to assist that.

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