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Re: [dm-devel] unwanted kpartx partition delimiter persistance



2009-11-09_17:44:30-0500 Ron Peterson <rpeterso mtholyoke edu>:
> 2009-11-09_16:43:56-0500 Mike Anderson <andmike linux vnet ibm com>:
> > Ron Peterson <rpeterso mtholyoke edu> wrote:
> 
> > > While getting our multipath setup going, we edited
> > > /etc/udev/rules.d/z60_kpartx.rules to change the partition delimiter to
> > > 'quack'.
> > > 
> > > That's not the name we want in production, of course, so we changed it
> > > to 'p'.  The problem is, on every reboot, the /dev/mapper (and
> > > /dev/disk/...) names come up with the old delimiter - 'quack'.
> 
> > It sounds like there is a copy of the old rules in your initrd. 
> > 
> > Did you update your initrd post adding "quack" and if so did you run it
> > again after removing "quack"? 

That was it.  I just upgraded to 2.6.27.39, with udev configured to use
'p' as the partition delimiter, and that is now how it boots.  The hair
I have left is very grateful.  Thanks for your help!

-Ron-


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