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Re: [dm-devel] Configuring multipath for root device



Pradipmaya Maharana wrote:
> RHEL Steps worked perfectly for me but i have a question for SLES installation.
> 
> Question. While installing SLES on multipath devices, the second step says:
> 
> " 2. Complete the installation. Let the system boot up in multiuser mode.
> Make sure the root device, swap device are all referenced by their by-id
> device node entries instead of /dev/sd* type names. If they are not, fix
> them first."
> 
> How do you check that root device and swap device are referenced by their by-id?
> And if it is not referenced by the by-id, how do I fix it? Re-install?
> 
Check /etc/fstab. Those devices should be listed as /dev/disk/by-id/XXX.
If not (ie if their names are /dev/sdXX) look for the appropriate symlink
in /dev/disk/by-id and edit /etc/fstab.

Cheers,

Hannes
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