Re: [PATCH] Print correct md device name if write_init_super fails

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On 02/21/12 20:53, NeilBrown wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Feb 2012 13:30:02 +0100 Jes.Sorensen@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> diff --git a/Create.c b/Create.c
>> index 90ff3ed..702ac34 100644
>> --- a/Create.c
>> +++ b/Create.c
>> @@ -926,7 +926,7 @@ int Create(struct supertype *st, char *mddev,
>>  			if (st->ss->write_init_super(st)) {
>>  				fprintf(stderr,
>>  					Name ": Failed to write metadata to %s\n",
>> -					dv->devname);
>> +					mddev);
>>  				st->ss->free_super(st);
>>  				goto abort_locked;
>>  			}
> 
> Hi Jes,
>  this doesn't seem right.  You message would print e.g.
> 
>     mdadm: Failed to write metadata to /dev/md1
> 
> but one doesn't write metadata to an array, one writes it to the member
> devices.
> Each ->write_init_super function should print out a message if a write
> fails.  So I think we just remove the error message here, and make sure
> each ->write_init_super does print an error in each case (there might be a
> couple of holes).
> 
> Could you try that approach instead?

Hi Neil,

Makes sense - this was the best I could do in the global context, but I
see the various write_init_super() functions already print errors.

Replacement patch coming your way in 60 seconds or so.

Cheers,
Jes
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