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Re: [dm-devel] [Patch] kpartx to accept device map name



I applied Kiyoshi"s patch.

Can you elaborate on the problems you see with the asynchronous hotplug
model ?

I would like to express my reluctance to add a devmap special case to
kpartx.

Regards,
cvaroqui

On lun, 2005-05-16 at 15:21 -0400, Jun'ichi Nomura wrote:
> Hello Christophe,
> 
> Attached patch adds '-m' option which makes kpartx
> to accept device map name.
> 
> Using with the cvs version of libdevmapper or with the
> patch suggested by Kiyoshi Ueda today, we don't need
> to depend on asynchronous nature of hotplug when it's
> not necessary.
> 
> For example, we can do this for initialization:
>   multipath
>   dmsetup info -c --noheadings -o name | xargs -l1 kpartx -a -m
> otherwise we had to insert adhoc length of sleep to wait for
> the completion of hotplug events.
> 
> Please consider to apply.
> 
> Thanks,
> Jun'ichi Nomura
> 
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