[PATCH 8/9] nvme: implement multipath access to nvme subsystems

Tony Yang yyt168 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 29 07:21:53 PDT 2017

Hi, All

     Because my environment requirements, the kernel must use 4.8.17,
I would like to ask, how to use the kernel 4.8.17 nvme multi-path?
Because I see support for multi-path versions are above 4.13

Expect everyone's help, thank you very much

2017-09-28 23:53 GMT+08:00 Keith Busch <keith.busch at intel.com>:
> On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 03:40:30PM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>> The new block devices nodes for multipath access will show up as
>>       /dev/nvm-subXnZ
> Just thinking ahead ... Once this goes in, someone will want to boot their
> OS from a multipath target. It was a pain getting installers to recognize
> /dev/nvmeXnY as an install destination. I'm not sure if installers have
> gotten any better in the last 5 years about recognizing new block names.
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