Re: block device served over network connections
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On 12/20/06 18:16, Warren Turkal wrote:
> On Wednesday 20 December 2006 02:59, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
>> Just rearrange the initscripts so that mdadm is ran _after_ aoetools.
> If it were only that easy, I would do that. However, there is much more to it.
> For instance, the mdadm and lvm and evms run in the initramfs. Also the
> ethernet card receiving the AOE data needs to be up to talk to the devices,
> and thus needs to be up. An IP is not neccesarily needed for AOE (think "ip
> link set eth1 up") unlike ISCSI. I wish there were a way to make the aoetools
> script work, but it is fundamentally broken. I would like to work with the
> maintainer, but he has been pretty unresponsive to this use case.
Roll a custom kernel that either statically links the modules, or
loads them in your preferred order?
> I have now added the scripts to make it work from initramfs and to make sure
> the network is up during shutdown at the right time to let the lvm subsystem
> properly shut down. I also disabled the aoetools scripts. I have posted the
> required scripts at . Granted, they are a total hack, but they work. I
> wish someone smarter than me about this stuff would take a look. As one
> improvement, I could probably use the /etc/default/aoetools in the initramfs
Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson LA USA
Is "common sense" really valid?
For example, it is "common sense" to white-power racists that
whites are superior to blacks, and that those with brown skins
are mud people.
However, that "common sense" is obviously wrong.
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