Bug 173156

Summary: kernel dm: Notify userspace when a device is renamed.
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Reporter: Alasdair Kergon <agk>
Component: kernelAssignee: Alasdair Kergon <agk>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Version: 4.3CC: jbaron
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0132 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-03-07 15:43:13 EST Type: ---
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Description Alasdair Kergon 2005-11-14 13:25:31 EST
From: "goggin, edward" <egoggin@emc.com>

Changed dm_hash_rename() to wake up any dm event waiters for
a mapped device after changing the name of the mapped device.

Userspace multipath tools want to know when this happens.

dm-ioctl-event-on-rename.patch
Comment 6 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-07 15:43:13 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0132.html