[arch-general] [signoff] lvm2/device-mapper 2.02.82-1
bender02 at archlinux.us
Thu Jan 27 05:35:12 EST 2011
Excerpts from Thomas Bächler's message of Mi Jan 26 16:29:43 +0100 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.
Inserting 'sleep 1' after 'activate_vgs' (new initscripts) does indeed save
the day. I don't know how to figure out why in my case lvm2 doesn't wait for
udev... Any suggestions for further testing welcome.
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