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Re: [dm-devel] [PATCH v2] multipath: add find_multipaths feature.



On mer., 2011-08-31 at 21:55 -0500, Benjamin Marzinski wrote:
> This adds a new default feature, find_multipaths. When this is set to yes,
> multipath will no longer try to create a multipath device for every
> non-blacklisted device. Instead, it will only create a device when one of
> three conditions are met.
> 
> 1. Three are at least two non-blacklisted paths with the same wwid
> 2. The user manually forces the creation, by specifying a device with the
>    multipath command.
> 3. A path has the same wwid as a multipath device that was previously crreated
>    (even if that multipath device doesn't currently exist).
> 
Hannes,

this patch implements complex semantics and mis-use /etc to store
variable data (/run was suggested as a replacement). Though I realize
the benefits, I'm not at ease merging it.

Mike Snitzer pushed for its inclusion, but I don't remember your
commenting. Would your care to ?

Regards,

-- 
Christophe Varoqui
OpenSVC - Tools to scale
http://www.opensvc.com/


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