On Fri, Apr 06, 2018 at 01:45:21PM +0200, Martin Wilck wrote:
> When udevadm trigger is run after switching root, lots of simultaneous uevents
> for both path and multipath devices arrive. In may happen that when "multipath
> -U" is called on a dm device, the path's uevents haven't finished yet, thus
> the paths aren't found in the udev db, and multipath -U erroneously concludes
> that there are no usable paths. Avoid that by skipping "multipath -U" during
> coldplug.
> 

Reviewed-by: Benjamin Marzinski <bmarz...@redhat.com>

> Fixes: "ce5ea6a 11-dm-mpath.rules: multipath -U for READY check"
> Signed-off-by: Martin Wilck <mwi...@suse.com>
> ---
>  multipath/11-dm-mpath.rules | 4 ++++
>  1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/multipath/11-dm-mpath.rules b/multipath/11-dm-mpath.rules
> index 03ac5da..07320a1 100644
> --- a/multipath/11-dm-mpath.rules
> +++ b/multipath/11-dm-mpath.rules
> @@ -26,6 +26,10 @@ ENV{DM_NR_VALID_PATHS}=="0", ENV{MPATH_DEVICE_READY}="0", 
> GOTO="mpath_action"
>  ENV{MPATH_SBIN_PATH}="/sbin"
>  TEST!="$env{MPATH_SBIN_PATH}/multipath", ENV{MPATH_SBIN_PATH}="/usr/sbin"
>  
> +# Don't run multipath -U during "coldplug" after switching root,
> +# because paths are just being added to the udev db.
> +ACTION=="add", ENV{.MPATH_DEVICE_READY_OLD}=="1", GOTO="paths_ok"
> +
>  # Check the map state directly with multipath -U.
>  # This doesn't attempt I/O on the device.
>  PROGRAM=="$env{MPATH_SBIN_PATH}/multipath -U %k", GOTO="paths_ok"
> -- 
> 2.16.1

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