[rear-users] REAR - restrore issue with parted

Gratien D'haese gratien.dhaese at it3.be
Mon Aug 12 14:33:25 CEST 2013

Does the source system use SAN devices as well, or only internal disks?

Are you really sure the mpatha points to the correct SAN devices? And, is
the multipathd running? Migration to SAN works (has been done by others),
but it not yet an automated process within Rear. Work to be
Perhaps, it is better to open an issue at
https://github.com/rear/rear/issues [1] as a reminder and if possible at
some evidence (rear ran in debug mode) to add it (e.g. with gist
https://gist.github.com/ [2] ) 

On Fri, 9 Aug 2013 21:15:37 -0700 (PDT),
sabin Mathew  wrote:  
   I am trying to restore a REAR image ( RHEL 6 ) to
a blade - BL460c, with SAN boot.
    I get the following error at the
parted command- parted -s /dev/mapper/mpatha mklabel msdos device mapper:
table ioctl on failed: No such device or address You found a bug in GNU
parted ! I verified the /dev/mapper directory and all the device files are
in there.
 parted version is 2.1 and the parted command is working at the
source system from where the mage was taken. Please help.    

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[1] https://github.com/rear/rear/issues?state=open
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