[Engine-devel] getDeviceList should report partitioned devices, too
lpeer at redhat.com
Wed Jan 18 06:05:42 EST 2012
On 18/01/12 12:44, Dan Kenigsberg wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 07:46:17PM +0200, Livnat Peer wrote:
>> On 17/01/12 16:08, Dan Kenigsberg wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jan 08, 2012 at 03:08:13PM +0200, Dan Kenigsberg wrote:
>>>> Hi Lists,
>>>> One cannot create a PV on a partitioned device, and therefor such
>>>> devices where not reported to Engine. This proved surprising to users
>>>> who woder where their LUN disappeared.
>>>> Vdsm should report all devices, and ovirt-engine should mark partitioned
>>>> devices as unworthy of a PV. In the future, Vdsm may allow to forcefully
>>>> remove a partition table from a device, to make it usable as a PV.
>>>> Douglas (CCed) would take resposibilty on the Vdsm side. Initial patch at
>>>> http://gerrit.ovirt.org/944 sports a backword-compatible API. Who's taking this
>>>> on Engine? This involves GUI, too, as partitioned devices should probably be
>>>> displayed greyed-out.
>>> Livnat, is there any taker for this on your side?
>>> Since the change is backward-compatible, I would push it if there are no
>> Hi Danken,
>> How did you mark a partitioned device? (How will the engine will spot
>> these LUNs)
> Each device has a field 'partitioned'. Currently, Engine ignores it (as it is
> always False). With my little patch, devices with partitioned=True would be
> reported, too.
ok great thanks.
you can push it and will take care of the engine side.
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