Re: SCSI-Multipath driver for 2.4?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Apr 30 2001 - 17:42:27 EST

> I wondered whether thera are already effrots to por the Multipath-driver
> for FibreChannel ( to the 2.4 kernel? This patch
> allows a transparent failover to another path to FC-attached
> disk in case the primary path fails.

Please dont put the multipathing in the scsi layer. Its not uncommon to have
raid controllers or other smart devices as the primary FC connection and a
dumb scsi layer device as slave

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