Bug#567019: kpartx: multipath partition devices are missing

Guido Günther agx at sigxcpu.org
Wed Jan 27 21:47:00 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 10:40:56PM +0100, Ferenc Wagner wrote:
> Guido Günther <agx at sigxcpu.org> writes:
> > On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 09:40:08PM +0100, Ferenc Wagner wrote:
> >
> >> That is, 60-kpartx.rules is not present in the initramfs!
> >> No wonder it does not work. :)
> >
> > Weird - I just bootstraped a kvm instance and 60-kpartx.rules ends up in
> > the initramfs fine.
> What does put it there?  The kpartx package hasn't got an initramfs hook
> for that.  I created one for copying the rules file and kpartx_id


> (btw. doesn't that miss a full path specification in the rules file?),
No. /lib/udev is being used.

> but it still isn't enough.  I guess the kernel name is dm-0 in my case,
> but there's no /dev/dm-0 node, so
>       RUN+="/sbin/kpartx -a -p -part /dev/$kernel"
> can't really work...
You're running an old version it seems. You should try
0.4.8+git0.761c66f-7. Your 0.4.8-14+lenny2 wo't work with recent
 -- Guido

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