RESOLVED: isw problems

Heinz Mauelshagen mauelshagen at
Fri Nov 17 09:01:44 UTC 2006

On Thu, Nov 16, 2006 at 12:35:03PM -0500, Jeremy Moles wrote:
> I was posting late last week and early this week about a problem we're
> having here at EmperorLinux with some new laptops. I've patched dmraid
> to support the laptop in question here


> --is there any pace to submit
> these patches?

Here please.


> I've not got any activity or responses either on the list
> or from the main developer, so I'm not sure if anyone is watching or
> perhaps I'm getting labelled as spam because I'm using my work
> e-mail. :)
> The problem was a space in the isw_dev->volume struct member;
> apparently, that was getting passed to some device-mapper function which
> couldn't handle it. I added a function to replace spaces in volume names
> to underscores and it worked fine. Perhaps a much better solution is an
> argument to dmraid that lets you specify/format exactly what the devices
> will be named as upon creation, i.e.:
> 	# dmraid -an -F MyName[%d]
> Which would enumerate:
> 	/dev/mapper/MyName
> 	/dev/mapper/MyNamep1
> 	/dev/mapper/MyNamep2
> Renaming like this shouldn't be wholly delegated to udev, since we'll be
> using initrd's for booting and won't bother puting udev on them.
> Anyways.... :)
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