Bug 208341 - [RHEL5 Beta1] anaconda: multipath devices cannot be identifiable.
[RHEL5 Beta1] anaconda: multipath devices cannot be identifiable.
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Cantrell
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Blocks: 228988 227613
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Reported: 2006-09-27 17:58 EDT by Kiyoshi Ueda
Modified: 2010-10-22 02:12 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0644
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Last Closed: 2007-11-07 12:18:11 EST
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Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2007:0644 normal SHIPPED_LIVE anaconda bug fix and enhancement update 2007-10-30 18:56:59 EDT

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Description Kiyoshi Ueda 2006-09-27 17:58:01 EDT
Description of problem:
The installer shows multipath devices as "mpath0", "mpath1", ...,
so we cannot tell which name corresponds to which device if we have
many multipath devices.
(c.f. /sbin/multipath gives longer but distinguishable names.)

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Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2006-10-26 15:45:03 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
Comment 3 James Laska 2007-06-07 09:58:48 EDT
clumens: Is the proposed solution here to add descriptive text next to the mpath
volumes in TUI and GUI modes?
Comment 5 David Cantrell 2007-06-27 13:20:51 EDT
Code in CVS now.  Anaconda pulls the WWID and possible make/model string that
multipath(8) displays.
Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2007-11-07 12:18:11 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,
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if the solution does not work for you.


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