Bug#500991: multipath-tools: Multipath-tools uses invalid scsi_id option, breaks multipath

Guido Günther agx at sigxcpu.org
Fri Oct 3 09:32:25 UTC 2008

severity 500991 normal
retitle 500991 cciss not well supported

Hi Rik,
On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 10:32:44AM +0200, Rik Theys wrote:
> cciss!c0d0: getuid = /lib/udev/scsi_id -n -g -u -d /dev/%n (controller setting)
> /lib/udev/scsi_id: invalid option -- n
> error calling out /lib/udev/scsi_id -n -g -u -d /dev/cciss!c0d0
> The -n option is not supported by /lib/udev/scsi_id. 

scsi_id shifted quiet some options around "-s" got dropped (which is
fixed) but probably "-n" too.

> Adding the getuid_callout option to the defaults section of
> /etc/multipath.conf without the -n option does not seem to help. It
> seems the section is ignored?
No it isn't. Something like:

defaults {
    getuid_callout          "/lib/udev/scsi_id -g -u -d /dev/%n"

should work.
 -- Guido

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