[Rear-users] Antw: Rear + LVM

Stefan Bogner sbogner at novell.com
Fri Dec 17 11:29:36 CET 2010


Hi,

> please beware that multipathing is not yet supported. Multipathing
> creates an issue for ReaR where ReaR would have to ignore all the extra
> SCSI devices in favour of the MPIO devices.
> 
> Patches would be welcome, I also once started thinking in this direction
> and will be happy to assist with any knowledge I have. Please discuss
> multipathing on this list.
> 
> In general it is difficult to develop multipathing support with Virtual
> Machines (which is our main development base) as it is near to
> impossible to trick Linux into doing multipathing in VMs (any ideas are
> most welcome!).

Thanks Schlomo, that explains a lot :-)

Cheers-
Stefan




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