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

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Sun Jan 30 14:25:22 EST 2011

Am 30.01.2011 20:07, schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> Am 27.01.2011 14:30, schrieb Thomas Bächler:
>> Am 27.01.2011 11:35, schrieb Jan Spakula:
>>>> 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.
>> I thought so. (I guess this issue stays the same in the new initscripts.)
>> I suppose this must be a bug in the device-mapper - the udev integration
>> is supposed to wait for symlink creation before returning.
> Jakob, Jan, answer me this:
> 1) Do you have udisks installed?
> 2) Does the problem persist if you uninstall udisks (-Rd please, for the
> sake of testing)?
> 3) Does the problem persist if you have udisks installed and comment
> line 57 in /lib/udev/rules.d/80-udisks.rules:
> #KERNEL=="dm-*", IMPORT{program}="udisks-dm-export %M %m"

Disregard that, it might not be the problem at all.

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