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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH] [RFC] [PATCH] Add alias_prefix to get multipath names based on storage type

Malahal Naineni wrote:
> Any comments??
> Malahal Naineni [malahal us ibm com] wrote:
>> The current multipath tools use "mpath" prefix for all LUNs when
>> user_friendly_names is set. It would be nice if the names are generated
>> based on the storage subsystem. For example, all EMC LUNs would be named
>> emc_a, emc_b, elm_c etc., and all IBM's SVC LUNs would be named svc_a,
>> svc_b, svc_c. This patch attempts to do that using only multipath.conf.
>> Patches can be added to the internal hardware table, if needed.
I like it. Having an option to modify the alias prefix is something
I always wanted to have.
You could update the manpage, though.

Acked-by: Hannes Reinecke <hare suse de>


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