init/do_mounts.c: add maj:min syntax comment

The name_to_dev_t function has a comment block which lists the supported
syntaxes for the device name.  Add a bullet for the <major>:<minor>
syntax, which is already supported in the code

Signed-off-by: Sebastian Capella <>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
Sebastian Capella 9 years ago committed by Linus Torvalds
parent b5064654c5
commit 6c251611ce
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@ -197,6 +197,8 @@ done:
* is a zero-filled hex representation of the 1-based partition number.
* 7) PARTUUID=<UUID>/PARTNROFF=<int> to select a partition in relation to
* a partition with a known unique id.
* 8) <major>:<minor> major and minor number of the device separated by
* a colon.
* If name doesn't have fall into the categories above, we return (0,0).
* block_class is used to check if something is a disk name. If the disk