Commit 2436f039 authored by Stephen Rothwell's avatar Stephen Rothwell Committed by Greg Kroah-Hartman
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[PATCH] Fix block device symlink name

As noted further on the this file, some block devices have a / in their
name, so fix the "block:..." symlink name the same as the /sys/block name.
Signed-off-by: default avatarStephen Rothwell <>
Cc: Al Viro <>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <>
parent 66e0a988
......@@ -372,6 +372,7 @@ static char *make_block_name(struct gendisk *disk)
char *name;
static char *block_str = "block:";
int size;
char *s;
size = strlen(block_str) + strlen(disk->disk_name) + 1;
name = kmalloc(size, GFP_KERNEL);
......@@ -379,6 +380,10 @@ static char *make_block_name(struct gendisk *disk)
return NULL;
strcpy(name, block_str);
strcat(name, disk->disk_name);
/* ewww... some of these buggers have / in name... */
s = strchr(name, '/');
if (s)
*s = '!';
return name;
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