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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 3 of 5] blkif.h: Add definitions for virtual block device major numbers

On Feb 9, 2012, at 3:05 AM, Paul Durrant wrote:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> QEMU emulates primary and secondary IDE master+slave, it has no concept
>> of a major or minor number. Why does the dom0 numbering scheme
>> matter?
> For Windows PV drivers I parse the vbd number so I can extract the disk 
> number which is then present as the scsi target id. I'd prefer if 
> vbd-interface.txt remained the canonical place where the numbering scheme is 
> specified though. Putting definitions into blkif.h just weakens that position.

I'll update the patch to just reference vbd-interface.txt.

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