Bug#545079: Processed: cloning 545032, reassign -1 to multipath-tools

Guido Günther agx at sigxcpu.org
Sat Sep 5 10:48:19 UTC 2009

On Sat, Sep 05, 2009 at 12:25:28PM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 05, 2009 at 11:38:58AM +0200, Guido Günther wrote:
> > I fail to see the core of the problem here.
> No rule must ever open a device mapper device in add actions or if it is
> suspended.
Do you have a reference that explains why this is the case? Should 
we only act on "change"?

> >                                             And what would you propose
> > as solution for adding the necessary mappings for partitions? Moving the
> > rules into the dmsetup package?
> I'm not able to understand the purpose of several of the rules or the
> exact result.
The comments in the rules file explain this:

The first part is for creating persistent device names. The second
(kpartx) is for creating linear mappings for the partitions on the
 -- Guido

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