SRU request for LP Bug#220493
tim.gardner at canonical.com
Mon May 5 18:15:09 UTC 2008
Stefan Bader wrote:
> SRU Justification:
> Impact: Regression for users of dmraid.
> This is a regression in Hardy which is very simple to fix and otherwise
> prevents the use of fakeraid disks (limited hardware controllers on
> motherboards) with RAID level 4 and 5.
> Fix description: Device-mapper targets normally follow a certain naming
> scheme, which enables loading missing target types. The fix will change
> the Makefile in LUM to build dm-raid45.ko instead of dm-raid4-5.ko.
> Patch: attached
> Testcase: Activation of dmraid for RAID4 or RAID5 arrays fails with
> error message "dm-raid45 is not in kernel". Verification of fix has been
> documentet in the bug report.
ACK - though I imagine folks that have already worked around this bug
will be annoyed.
Tim Gardner tim.gardner at ubuntu.com
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