Bug#646900: [multipath-tools] Errors when Boot On SAN (IBM DS4700)

Ferenc Wagner wferi at niif.hu
Thu Sep 27 17:03:11 UTC 2012

Ritesh Raj Sarraf <rrs at debian.org> writes:

> On Thursday 27 September 2012 06:14 PM, Ferenc Wagner wrote:
>> From the patch referred in the changelog (43d3f10d):
>> +
>> +verbose && log_begin_msg "Loading multipath hardware handlers"
>> +for module in ${HW_HANDLERS}; do
>> +  if modprobe --syslog "$module"; then
>> How should one populate HW_HANDLERS with the appropriate modules?  On
>> the other hand, loading modules before the HBA driver is possible by
>> configuring modprobe, for example by dropping
> Looks like I missed the /etc/initramfs/conf.d/ part of it where the user
> could define the hardware handlers.

Thanks for the quick explanation.

> I am busy now. If you have the resource to modify and test it, please
> do. We can then see if it could be pushed in for Wheezy.

Well, actually, my point was that this code doesn't help me with the 3.2
(wheezy) kernel, and there's another right way to achieve its aim under
squeeze, where it does help.  So as far as I'm concerned, this code
should be removed, but I wonder what others think.

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