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[dm-devel] Re: [PATCH 0/3] Changes to Userspace multipath code to support lsi-rdac



Cool,

Thanks.

chandra
On Thu, 2007-03-22 at 00:06 +0100, Christophe Varoqui wrote:
> Le mercredi 21 mars 2007 à 11:38 -0800, Chandra Seetharaman a écrit :
> > Hi All,
> > 
> > While working on lsi-rdac hardware handler, I found that the checkers "tur"
> > and "readsector0" are not serving the lsi-rdac properly. Also, the storage
> > device has a active/passive state which need to be handled properly.
> > 
> > So, I wrote a new path checker for lsi-rdac, to use the C4 inquiry page to get
> > the current owner of the lun and set the state as UP(active) or GHOST(passive).
> > Changes are in patch 1/3.
> > 
> > After applying the above patch, I realized the priorities are not set properly.
> > Made some changes to use the GHOST state while setting priorities. Changes are
> > in patch 2/3.
> > 
> > Debugging the above patches found that the wait time (5 seconds) in multipathd
> > was not sufficient for the devices to appear in /dev/ It was taking about 20
> > seconds. Changed the wait time to be 60 seconds. Change in patch 3/3.
> > 
> > Please provide me with your feedback/comment on these changes regarding
> > correctness, completeness etc.,
> > 
> Looks very good. I merged the 3 patches.
> 
> In 1/3, I changed the DEF_TIMEOUT name to avoid surcharging the one in
> checker.h
> 
> I'm having a hard time push to kernel.org, so don't expect to see the
> git tree updated soon.
> 
> Thanks,
> cvaroqui
> 
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