[arch-general] [signoff] lvm2/device-mapper 2.02.82-1

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Wed Jan 26 10:29:43 EST 2011

Am 26.01.2011 11:38, schrieb Eric Bélanger:
> On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 3:33 AM, Jan Spakula <bender02 at archlinux.us> wrote:
>> Excerpts from Eric Bélanger's message of Mi Jan 26 05:16:44 +0100 2011:
>>> lvm2/device-mapper 2.02.82-1 are in testing for minor upstream update.
>>>  Please test and signoff.  Users signoffs are welcome.
>> Hi, I have problems with both 2.02.81 and 2.02.82:
>> I have encrypted root (normal partition) + some extra encrypted partitions on
>> lvm via crypttab. The ones in crypttab don't unlock, the error message is
>> something along the lines of "... /dev/vg/swap doesn't exist or access
>> denied" (it gets overwritten immediately, so I don't see the beginning of the
>> message). This is right after lvm2 hook is run.
>> Then a bit later in the emergency shell, the /dev/vg/* links are already
>> there; so perhaps there's some extra delay until the symlinks are created in
>> /dev/ with the newer lvm2?

This is weird. I think lvm2 is supposed to wait for udev to finish
creating all links before returning. Inserting a 'sleep 1' or
'/sbin/udevadm settle' in rc.sysinit after the vgchange call should fix
this, but it shouldn't be necessary.

>> Downgrading to lvm2-2.02.79-1 "fixes" the problem. I took a quick look at
>> the lvm2 changelog, but I didn't notice anything unusual... but admittedly I
>> don't understand things too well.
> Is it related to https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/22351 ?
> I don't know much about encryption. Better add your experience in the
> links above if related or open a new bug report.

I don't think there is a relation.

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