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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH 2/2 v2] dm mpath: allow table load with 0 priority groups



On Thu, Feb 10 2011 at  4:06pm -0500,
Mike Snitzer <snitzer redhat com> wrote:

> If an mpath device is held open when all paths in the last priority
> group have failed userspace multipathd will attempt to reload the
> associated DM table to reflect that the device no longer has any
> priority groups.  But the reload attempt always failed because the
> multipath target did not allow 0 priority groups.
> 
> Adjust multipath target to allow a table with both 0 priority groups
> and 0 for the initial priority group number.
> 
> All multipath target messages related to priority group (enable_group,
> disable_group, switch_group) will properly handle a priority group of
> 0 (will cause error).
> 
> When reloading a multipath table with 0 priority groups, userspace
> multipathd must be updated to specify an initial priority group number
> of 0 (rather than 1).
> 
> Signed-off-by: Mike Snitzer <snitzer redhat com>
> Acked-by: Babu Moger <babu moger lsi com>

Forgot Hannes':

Acked-by: Hannes Reinecke <hare suse de>


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