[CentOS] Filesystem labeling confusion or mess up

Wed Nov 27 10:30:32 UTC 2013
Götz Reinicke - IT Koordinator <goetz.reinicke at filmakademie.de>

Hi Cliff,

theer is just one path; I rechecked. The storage and server are attached
currently direct with one twinaxial cable and just one ip on each side.

Multipathing was never configured.

I'm confused.

Currently I reattached the targets and reformatted the devices.

in dmesg I just see one sdb and one sdc.

sda is the internal disk and no more disk devices show up e.g. with
fdisk -l.

Any more suggestions or thoughts?


Am 26.11.13 23:08, schrieb Cliff Pratt:
> Looks like you have more than one path to the devices. I would expect to
> see *4* devices.
> Cheers,
> Cliff
> On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 2:36 AM, Götz Reinicke - IT Koordinator <
> goetz.reinicke at filmakademie.de> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I do have an iscsi storage with two raidsets. I'm logged in to the
>> target and get two devices: /dev/sdb and /dev/sdc.
>> After formatting the devices with ext4 I realised, that I had used a
>> wrong label, so I tried to relabel the devices.
>> But now I'm confused:
>> doing a e2label /dev/sdb or /dev/sdc returns always the same label name
>> for both devices.
>> so I did  "e2label /dev/sdb students" and "e2label /dev/sdc staff" and
>> now mounting the devices shows the same filesystem under sdb and sdc!
>> Looks like sdc (an empty device) is gone...
>> Any suggestions or explanations?
>>         Thanks and best regards . Götz

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