[arch-general] System doesn't load LVM volumes when booting in single user mode

David Rosenstrauch darose at darose.net
Tue Feb 12 09:38:02 EST 2013

On 11/12/2012 10:33 AM, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Am 12.11.2012 16:28, schrieb David Rosenstrauch:
>> Like the subject says, when I boot directly into single user mode,
>> system doesn't load my LVM volumes.  So the only way I can realistically
>> use single user mode (since many of my key files are on LVM volumes) is
>> to boot the system to multi-user mode, and the "telinit s" to drop back
>> down to single user.
>> This seems like an error, and that systemd should be starting LVM
>> volumes even in single user mode.  Anyone have any idea what the problem
>> might be and/or a workaround?
>> Thanks,
> Please test with testing/lvm2. I hope that LVM activation will only be
> done as it is done in this package in the future (one bug that I don't
> understand has been reported, but other than that it's working just fine).

I just upgraded to the latest version (2.02.98-3) of lvm2.  But I'm 
still having the same issue:  when I boot into single user mode, my lvm 
volumes aren't seen and so any mounts time out.

Any idea what the problem might be or a fix/workaround?



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