[linux-lvm] Inconsistent naming...?

Linda A. Walsh lvm at tlinx.org
Thu Jul 14 04:05:58 UTC 2011

Alasdair G Kergon wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 01:34:15PM -0400, Males, Jess wrote:
>> That works, but it's not exactly convenient.
>> [root at system ~]# dmsetup splitname /dev/mapper/tempvg-lvspare1
> It's not expecting the /dev/mapper prefix there.
> It's used here:
>   11-dm-lvm.rules:IMPORT{program}="$env{DM_SBIN_PATH}/dmsetup splitname --nameprefixes --noheadings --rows $env{DM_NAME}"
> Obviously we can patch it to understand the '/dev/mapper' prefix and other
> things.
> Alasdair
The problem is NOT what lsm puts out or what I see in /dev,
it's only in the output of 'mount' and 'fstab'... and being able to map
what devs are mounted on what mount points.

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