[DRBD-user] backing_dev length value limited to 128 bytes

Andreas Kurz andreas.kurz at linbit.com
Thu Feb 25 10:21:50 CET 2010

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On Wednesday 24 February 2010 14:28:38 Alexander Winkler wrote:
> Hello,
> I am curious if it would be possible (perhaps in a future version) to
> increase the max length for the backing_dev name to more than 128 bytes
> (maybe 255 bytes?)? In my current setup there are iscsi-targets whose
> names are generated by udev in the following manner, therefore
> exceeding the length-limitation:
> /dev/disk/by-path/ip-x.x.x.x:3260-iscsi-iqn.2001-05.com.equallogic:0-8a0906
> -9f4e88005-913000000484b842-xxx-sda-lun-0
> If this is not possible, any thoughts on how to circumvent this
> problem?

use /dev/disk/by-id/ paths in your config


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