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Re: [dm-devel] kpartx return codes



On 12/07/2011 03:55 PM, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> I noticed some issues with kpartx return codes:
> 
> On an unconnected loop device we get warnings,
> but an EXIT_SUCCESS ?
> 
>   # kpartx -a /dev/loop1 && echo EXIT_SUCCESS
>   read error, sector 0
>   llseek error
>   llseek error
>   llseek error
>   EXIT_SUCCESS
> 
> Also for a loop device that is connected,
> I get a "failed" warning, but the EXIT_SUCCESS
> is appropriate in that case as the mapped device
> is present and usable
> 
>   # kpartx -a /dev/loop0
>  /dev/mapper/loop0p1: mknod for loop0p1 failed: File exists
> 
> cheers,
> Pádraig.
> 
> p.s. the git repo on kernel.org is no longer available

repo is still not available.
I was kinda waiting for that before attempting to look at the above issues.

cheers,
Pádraig.


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