In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Rasmus Skaarup writes:
>> Well, the recognition/configuration issue is not one GEOM magically can
>> solve for you, but GEOM promises that if you can recognize it and
>> configure it, GEOM will not get in your way for doing what you want.
>But what if the name of the device somehow depended on the ID on the
>device? So you could recognize the same disk on multiple hosts, and having
>the same name for the device on each host.
>But this should maybe be left up to the method to assign?
The methods decide the names of their g_geom and g_providers.
If you look in the BSD and MBR modules, you can see how they simply
tack a letter or "s%d" onto the name from below. There is nothing
to prevent you from creating an entirely new name if you want to.
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