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Re: [linux-lvm] libdevmapper's handling of devices with spaces in the name



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On 2/26/2014 2:12 PM, Zdenek Kabelac wrote:
> As said - there is no bug in libdm - libdm expects udev to create
> nodes. You can reconfigure libdm to do this job instead of udev -
> but then nothing else will work with it - so it's basically
> dead-road...

It doesn't matter who creates it, what matters is that when parted
asks what the correct name is, that it be told the name that actually
is created.

> The best you can do is to not use names which needs mangling -
> that's my best suggestions (and lvm team already spend countless
> hours on some usable workarounds and solutions...)

Unfortunately, it seems that a number of hardware vendors ship
preconfigured fakeraid setups with a space in the name of the volume.

> For mangling see 'dmsetup mangle' help - how to obtain device
> names...

Is there a libdevmapper call to do this?


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