About udev and cifs.

Kay Sievers kay.sievers at vrfy.org
Mon Oct 11 13:33:14 PDT 2010

On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 22:13, Stef Bon <stef at bononline.nl> wrote:
> I've added some logging when an event triggered udev. I've seen some things
> like:
> DEVPATH=/devices/virtual/bdi/cifs-57
> What does it represent?
> I'm working (as you may know) with a construction which mounts (and
> unmounts) cifs shares, so this has to be related.
> The only other relevant var is SUBSYSTEM=bdi.

Nothing really interesting for the common case. The in-kernel backing
device, it's offering stuff to set how much cache memory a
device/mount can occupy from the system. You can say stuff stuff like:
this nfs mount can take only 25% of the RAM available for caching.


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