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Re: Re: For the grub maintainers II

On Tue, Sep 08, 2009 at 04:35:42PM +0200, Fabian Greffrath wrote:

> With the namespace issue fixed and a blacklist to avoid mounting
> partitions in a virtualization environment, would it make sense to
> make grub-pc recommend (or even depend on) os-prober again?

The problem is not just virtualization but also exporting the block
device over the network. E.g. vblade does not open the device with
O_EXCL, so it is possible to mount it locally while some remote client
also have it mounted, resulting in data corruption.


     MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
                Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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