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Re: [dm-devel] StorageWorks multipath support



On Wed, Jun 15, 2005 at 03:53:37PM +0200, Lars Marowsky-Bree wrote:
> 
> Well, before, those paths were simply kept as "active" / "healthy" (and
> from the point of view of the kernel code they are, just that the PG
> they are in might not be enabled).
> 
Mmm, not anymore.

It was true till 0.4.4, but in HEAD there are patches to implement to proactive DM-failing of checker-failed paths. This was a request from Tran if I remember.

> But it makes the status output look nicer of course if those paths are
> listed as "ghost" in the user-space.
> 
Agreed

> 
> BTW, backporting uevent is a bit more annoying then I thought. How about
> a way to manually prod the daemon? That might be useful in general, for
> example if a hotplug event was lost due to whatever reason...
> 
Too bad.

Can you elaborate on what you have in mind ?

Regards,
cvaroqui


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