mark/delete device.

dormando dormando at
Thu Jun 15 22:24:36 UTC 2006

Is it safe to patch mogadm with the rest of the updates going on to mogile?

Brad Fitzpatrick wrote:
> 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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