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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH] [RFC] persistent readable names



Christophe Varoqui wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 05, 2005 at 03:14:52PM +0100, Patrick Caulfield wrote:
> 
>>This patch is more for discussion than inclusion at the moment. Basically it's
>>unrealistic for users with hundreds of disks to alias them all in
>>/etc/multipath.conf and the default names are very unwieldy.
>>
>>What this patch does is attach a name to any un-aliased path and write that name
>>to /etc/multipath.names. The file is read again every time the paths are added
>>so they are persistent.
>>
> 
> It would please old Tru64 fans :/
> 
> 
>>There are a small number of possibly contentious things:
>>
> 
> For one thing, you didn't care to unbork the daemon :)
> It tries a mapname (ie alias) to wwid resolution upon map add events.
> Unphased mpe vector will unduly fail the lookup.

Good point...

-- 

patrick


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