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Re: [dm-devel] partitioning multipath device



The device mapper used to eat ioctl. This is no longer the case. I'll fix the faq.
Thanks for the heads-up.

----- Message d'origine -----
> The multipath-tools FAQ has the following to say about partitioning
> multipath devices.
>
> > From http://christophe.varoqui.free.fr/faq.html
>
> > 6. How do I partition my multipathed devices
> > Partition a constituant path instead. And reload the map through multipath(8)
>
> I take this to mean, for example, that one should partition /dev/sdX,
> rather than the corresponding coalesced /dev/mapper/... device, correct?
>
> My question is: why?  Paritioning the /dev/mapper device appears to
> work.  Is there an operational difference?  I've always done this
> exactly as advised, but I know someone who didn't, and we're wondering
> if it matters.
>
> TIA
>
> -Ron-
>
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