Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Thursday 25 February 2010 12:10:40 Christian Iversen wrote: > On 2010-02-25 10:21, Andreas Kurz wrote: > > 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:0-8a0 > >>906 -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 > > But by-id paths look non-sensical with iSCSI. For instance, they could be > > /dev/disk/by-id/scsi-1494554000000000000000000030000005f4100000d000000 > > where the by-path name is very descriptive: > > /dev/disk/by-path/ip-10.0.0.120:3260-iscsi-iqn.2009-09.org.sikkerhed:sikker > hedorg-swap-lun-10 > > In fact, how is it even possible to determine what disk > you need when using by-id paths? I don't know one. > e.g. # scsi_id -g -s /block/sdx ... where sdx is the destination of the disk/by-path link. Regards, Andreas