Bug 167449 - multipath devices aren't created for partitions on multipathed disks
multipath devices aren't created for partitions on multipathed disks
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 160227
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: device-mapper-multipath (Show other bugs)
4.0
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Assigned To: Alasdair Kergon
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Reported: 2005-09-02 14:06 EDT by Stoo Davies
Modified: 2010-01-11 21:21 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-10-03 10:23:14 EDT
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Description Stoo Davies 2005-09-02 14:06:08 EDT
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Description of problem:
When multipath is run to discover multipathed devices and setup maps for them it only creates an entry under /dev/mapper for the disk device.  It doesn't create entries for the partitions on the disk.
 
Currently I'm adding these manually with kpartx, but it would be nice if it happened automatically when discovered.

I noticed that bug 160227 is similar, but the reply was about enhancements to initrd, I'm looking for enhancements after the boot, probably in udev?


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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
Run multipath

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Comment 1 Alasdair Kergon 2005-09-02 14:24:27 EDT
Do you still need to use dos-style partitioning, or can you use LVM for this,
which should provide more flexibility?
Comment 2 Stoo Davies 2005-09-02 14:44:04 EDT
Unfortunately I need to use both.
Comment 3 Alasdair Kergon 2005-10-03 10:23:14 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 160227 ***

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