Manual Reference Pages  - MULTIPATHD (8)

NAME

multipathd - multipath daemon

CONTENTS

Synopsys

SYNOPSYS

multipathd

This daemon is in charge of checking for failed paths. When this happens, it will reconfigure the multipath map the path belongs to, so that this map regains its maximum performance and redundancy.

This daemon executes the external multipath config tool when events occur. In turn, the multipath tool signals the multipathd daemon when it is done with devmap reconfiguration, so that it can refresh its failed path list.

SEE ALSO

multipath(8) kpartx(8) hotplug(8)

AUTHORS

This man page was assembled by Patrick Caulfield for the Debian project. From documentation provided by the multipath author Christophe Varoqui, <christophe.varoqui@free.fr> and others.


Linux Administrator’s Manual MULTIPATHD (8) July 2006
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