Bug#796631: multipath-tools: Has init script in runlevel S but no matching service file

Felipe Sateler fsateler at debian.org
Fri Dec 25 20:36:14 UTC 2015

On 25 Dec 2015 14:29, "Ritesh Raj Sarraf" <rrs at researchut.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2015-12-24 at 16:26 -0300, Felipe Sateler wrote:
> > Since 0.5.0+git1.656f8865-2, multipath-tools now ships a a native
> > service file. As far as I can tell, the service file does the same as
> > the multipath-tools-boot initscript, and also starts during very
> > early
> > boot. Thus, it seems to me that this bug can be fixed by simply
> > masking the multipath-tools-boot script.
> >
> > The necessary change should be as simple as adding the following line
> > to debian/multipath-tools.links:
> >
> > /dev/null /lib/systemd/system/multipath-tools-boot.service
> Thanks Felipe. I'll target it for the next upload.


> But before I do that, I want to build a local SAN Boot setup.
> So that I can verify multipath's overall behavior in early stages.

Yes of course. I have not tested my proposal but simply read the init
script and service file.


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