Peter Jones pjones at redhat.com
Mon Mar 20 21:21:39 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-03-20 at 10:55 -0500, Phillip Susi wrote:
> I have /dev/mapper/via_hfciifae as the base raid device, and partitions 
> on the device with a number appended to the above.  I believe that the 
> dmraid utility creates devices with this style of name, and if you are 
> seeing /dev/dm-0 it is because udev is creating that node because as far 
> as the kernel knows, the name of the device ( as exported by sysfs ) is 
> "dm-0".  Udev probably shouldn't be creating device nodes for device 
> mapper devices, but if it does, you can simply ignore them. 

Well, really we should fix the kernel, and make these /dev/dm-$DMNAME
(and thus /sys/block/dm-$DMNAME )


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