The feature fo enable multipath in the initrd has changed on SLES11

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11


The feature to enable multipathing support inside the initrd has changed from mpath to multipath.


On SLES9 and SLES10 the command to enable multipath is:

# mkinitrd -f mpath

However on SLES11 it is:

# mkinitrd -f multipath

Unfortunately this is not considered in the documentation and manpage shipped with SLES11 DVD.

Additional Information

The documentation and manpage is fixed in the last maintenance update of SLES11.


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  • Document ID:7005221
  • Creation Date: 26-Jan-2010
  • Modified Date:14-Oct-2022
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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