[parted-devel] "linux: use devicemapper task name instead of device node name" causes dmraid breakage

Phillip Susi psusi at cfl.rr.com
Sun May 16 22:35:55 UTC 2010

I have traced a severe regression in Ubuntu 10.04 for the commit with
the title in the subject.  The finger print is 162ac17e.  This change
caused a 'p' to be inserted into the dev node for partitions on dmraid
devices, but dmraid does not use the p, and partman does not expect
there to be a p, so it could not find the device after creating it.

For now I have reverted this patch in Ubuntu to resolve the issue, but
I'm not sure that is the best solution given that I do not fully
understand the purpose of this change.  Perhaps Hans could explain it a
bit further and reason out the correct way to fix it.

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