mark/delete device.

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at
Thu Jun 15 22:23:08 UTC 2006

Yes, mogadm needs work.  Patches welcome.

That said, I don't think there should be a way to delete a device.  It's
very important you never re-use device numbers, so all I want to allow is
marking a disk dead.

On Thu, 15 Jun 2006, Jay Buffington wrote:

> It's my understanding that mogadm is a work in progress.  There are
> several functions that aren't implemented.
> You're right, you'd need to add both MogileFS::Admin::delete_device
> and cmd_device_delete.
> Jay
> On 6/15/06, komtanoo.pinpimai at
> <komtanoo.pinpimai at> wrote:
> > >From the cvs, in mogadm, I notice that cmd_device_mark and
> > cmd_device_delete are doing nothing, which means if a parition dies, we
> > can't remove it without typing in mysql directly. cmd_device_mark should
> > works in the similar way of cmd_host_mark but calls change_device_state in
> > MogileFS::Admin instead. But cmd_device_delete is not that easy, becuase
> > there is no MogileFS::Admin::delete_device. So I wonder if I need to write
> > it myself ? Why the two functions are blank ?
> >

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