[PVE-User] Proxmox + open-iscsi + multipath

Carlos Acedo carlos at pangea.org
Tue Feb 10 12:41:35 CET 2009

Carlos Acedo escribió:
> Hello,
> We also have a Dell MD3000i SAN and we are trying to use multipath as
> well. In order to use multipath with this SAN, you need the dm_drac (or
> similar name), this module is not shipped with debian etch's MP so you
> will have to backport it from lenny.
> Now, multipath -ll shows the iscsi devices ready, and it creates
> /dev/mapper/mpath0, but is not usable, anyway, I remember having similar
> problems with a debian lenny, so I will have to investigate further more.

I have found that kpartx was not being called by multipath, after 
running this command, the partition device was created:
kpartx -a /dev/mapper/mpath0

This will create: /dev/mapper/mpath0p1

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