This bug has been copied from bug #593050 and has been proposed
to be backported to 5.5 z-stream (EUS).
With mkinitrd-184.108.40.206-61.el5_5.2 and /etc/multipath.conf looking like:
The resulting initrd.img contains the correct bindings file:
# zcat test.img | cpio -t | grep multi
NOTE: The "=" character ( as in bindings_file = ... ) from https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=593050#c0 is incorrect syntax. All example conf files from the device-mapper-multipath package show "bindings_file /path/to/file" syntax.
Moving to VERIFIED.
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
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