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Re: [dm-devel] dm targets with spaces in the name



On Thu, Dec 04, 2008 at 04:52:36PM +0100, Heinz Mauelshagen wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 03.12.2008, 12:03 -0500 schrieb Phillip Susi:
> > Is this allowed?  It looks like you can create a target with a space in 
> > the name, but then you can not refer to it in a rule of another target. 
> >   Specifically I am seeing a user with a dmraid setup with raid volumes 
> > using spaces in the name, and dmraid manages to create the stripe target 
> > ( /dev/mapper/foo bar ), but then can not create the linear mapping on 
> > top of it for the partition, because the table looks like it has too 
> > many arguments due to the space.
> 
> What you describe here, is essentially caused by bogus names in vendor
> metadata not being detected and handled properly by dmraid.
> 
> Which metadata format is that being caused by ?
> 
> Can you send me the metadata sample retrieved via "dmraid -rD"
> (bzip2/tar the resulting *.{dat,offset,size} files before sending) ?

For some other BIOS RAID (AIC-9405 controller) you can find those
metadata in the openSUSE Bugilla:

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=396732#c28

Regards,
  Arvin

-- 
Arvin Schnell, <aschnell suse de>
Software Engineer, Research & Development
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG N├╝rnberg)


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