File libparted-use-BLKRRPART-for-DASD.patch.patch of Package parted.3440

From ac422c32ae3be0e599f7b3f4ab6961b61129c4ba Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Petr Uzel <petr.uzel@suse.cz>
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2014 09:12:47 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] libparted-used-BLKRRPART-for-DASD.patch

Addresses: bnc#862139

This reverts upstream commit 9fa0e1800db5b9f094ae481fd95a51da03f19e95.
This reverts upstream commit 1223b9fc07859cb619c80dc057bd05458f9b5669.
and some fixups on top
---
 libparted/arch/linux.c |   50 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---------
 1 file changed, 41 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

Index: parted-3.1/libparted/arch/linux.c
===================================================================
--- parted-3.1.orig/libparted/arch/linux.c
+++ parted-3.1/libparted/arch/linux.c
@@ -2898,6 +2898,34 @@ _dm_reread_part_table (PedDisk* disk)
 #endif
 
 static int
+_kernel_reread_part_table (PedDevice* dev)
+{
+        LinuxSpecific*  arch_specific = LINUX_SPECIFIC (dev);
+        int             retry_count = 9;
+
+        sync();
+        while (ioctl (arch_specific->fd, BLKRRPART)) {
+                retry_count--;
+                sync();
+                if (retry_count == 3)
+                        sleep(1); /* Pause to allow system to settle */
+
+                if (!retry_count) {
+                        ped_exception_throw (
+                                PED_EXCEPTION_WARNING,
+                                PED_EXCEPTION_IGNORE,
+                        _("WARNING: the kernel failed to re-read the partition "
+                          "table on %s (%s).  As a result, it may not "
+                          "reflect all of your changes until after reboot."),
+                                dev->path, strerror (errno));
+                        return 0;
+                }
+        }
+
+        return 1;
+}
+
+static int
 _have_blkpg ()
 {
         static int have_blkpg = -1;
@@ -2919,15 +2947,19 @@ linux_disk_commit (PedDisk* disk)
                 return _dm_reread_part_table (disk);
 #endif
         if (disk->dev->type != PED_DEVICE_FILE) {
-
-		/* We now require BLKPG support.  If this assertion fails,
-		   please write to the mailing list describing your system.
-		   Assuming it's never triggered, ...
-		   FIXME: remove this assertion in 2012.  */
-		assert (_have_blkpg ());
-
-		if (!_disk_sync_part_table (disk))
-			return 0;
+                /* The ioctl() command BLKPG_ADD_PARTITION does not notify
+                 * the devfs system; consequently, /proc/partitions will not
+                 * be up to date, and the proper links in /dev are not
+                 * created.  Therefore, if using DevFS, we must get the kernel
+                 * to re-read and grok the partition table.
+                 */
+                /* Work around kernel dasd problem so we really do BLKRRPART */
+		if (disk->dev->type == PED_DEVICE_DASD)
+		       return _kernel_reread_part_table(disk->dev);
+
+		assert(_have_blkpg());
+		if (!_disk_sync_part_table(disk))
+		       return 0;
         }
 
         return 1;
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