[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#479045: Bug#479045: nagios-plugins: check_disk wrongly treats devices as being NFS shares

Jan Wagner waja at cyconet.org
Thu Oct 15 22:04:08 UTC 2009

tag 479045 + wontfix

Hi Stephane,

On Friday, 2. May 2008, Stephane Chazelas wrote:
> check_disk -l or -L
> is meant to check only the local file systems, so it excludes
> the NFS mounted ones.
> But to do so, it checks whether the "mount device" contains a
> ":" instead of checking the filesystem type.
> For instance, that means that it won't check filesystems on
> local devices that have ":" in their path. Example:
> /dev/mapper/vol-snaphost-2008-04-30-08:00:00

as it seems not so clear, what "local filesystems" means in this case, it's 
not so easy to decide how to fix that. Even /dev/mapper can contain (i)scsi 
and many other technologies, so it can't defined as "local" per se.
Upstream seems also to have problems deciding what to do since more than a 
So I'm tagging the bug "wontfix" but keeping the upstream bug open, so if 
there is any process, we will benefit from it.

With kind regards, Jan.
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