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Re: [dm-devel] Possible bug in multipathd (getting a segfault)



On Tue, 2007-11-20 at 12:15 +0100, Tore Anderson wrote:
> * S. J. van Harmelen
> 
> > I guess I don't have to do that as I compiled the multipath-tools 
> > myself?
> 
> Then you should have the debugging symbols in place, yes.
> 
> > I did compile them when running the 2.6.22.2 kernel though. Should I 
> > recompile them when running the 2.6.23.1 kernel, or doesn't that
> > matter?
> 
> Doesn't matter.
> 
> > Oke, the segfault happens right at the start (and only at the start),
> > so that shouldn't be a problem. But I have to stop the running
> > mulipathd and that seems like a problem. This machine is running in
> > production :)
> > 
> > So that will have to wait until I get a maintance window I guess...
> 
> Stopping multipathd isn't problematic.  It is only responsible for
> periodically testing paths to pre-emptively fail non-active paths or
> re-instate paths that has been failed by the kernel's dm-multipath layer.
> 
> If everything is running stable with all paths alive and well,
> restarting multipathd is nothing to worry about.

Oeps... How stupid of me! I'm running the 2.6.22.2 kernel now, so I will
have to reboot to get kernel 2.6.23.1 running.

So I will have to wait a few days for this...

Thanks again :)

> 
> Regards


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